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All That Is Solid Melts into Air - A Novel

Darragh McKeon

Russia, 1986. On a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old prodigy plays his piano silently for fear of disturbing the neighbors. In a factory on the outskirts of the city, his aunt makes car parts, hiding her dissident past. In a nearby hospital, a surgeon immerses himself in his work, avoiding his failed marriage. And in a village in Belarus, a teenage boy wakes to a sky of the deepest crimson. Outside, the ears of his neighbor's cattle are dripping blood. Ten miles away, at the Chernobyl Power Plant, something unimaginable has happened.Now their lives will change forever. An end-of-empire novel charting the collapse of the Soviet Union, All That Is Solid Melts into Air is a gripping and epic love story by a major new talent.

Russia, 1986. On a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old prodigy plays his piano silently for fear of disturbing the neighbors. In a factory on the outskirts of the city, his aunt makes car parts, hiding her dissident past. In a nearby hospital, a surgeon immerses himself in his work, avoiding his failed marriage. And in a village in Belarus, a teenage boy wakes to a sky of the deepest crimson. Outside, the ears of his neighbor's cattle are dripping blood. Ten miles away, at the Chernobyl Power Plant, something unimaginable has happened.Now their lives will change forever. An end-of-empire novel charting the collapse of the Soviet Union, All That Is Solid Melts into Air is a gripping and epic love story by a major new talent.
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Russia, 1986. On a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old prodigy plays his piano silently for fear of disturbing the neighbors. In a factory on the outskirts of the city, his aunt makes car parts, hiding her dissident past. In a nearby hospital, a surgeon immerses himself in his work, avoiding his failed marriage. And in a village in Belarus, a teenage boy wakes to a sky of the deepest crimson. Outside, the ears of his neighbor's cattle are dripping blood. Ten miles away, at the Chernobyl Power Plant, something unimaginable has happened.Now their lives will change forever. An end-of-empire novel charting the collapse of the Soviet Union, All That Is Solid Melts into Air is a gripping and epic love story by a major new talent.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Prebble

Length:

11h 40m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:41


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

24:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:01:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:03


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

37:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

44:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

52:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:38


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

40:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

52:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:03


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:04


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

17:51


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

23:03


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

33:49


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

46:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:42


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

37:09


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:03