Richard Fassam-Wright

Richard Fassam-Wright worked for 38 years in senior positions in the European Union and the United Nations where he specialised in foreign, security and humanitarian issues. He has a longstanding interest in Russia, its people, its history, and its culture. He spent five years studying and working in Moscow in both Soviet and post-Soviet times. Set in Russia in the 1970s "A Moscow Awakening" is his first novel. He lives in London. 


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ISBN: 9781915122568

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A Moscow Awakening

Aug. 28, 2022

It is November 1974 in the depths of the Cold War. Distancing himself from an uneventful life in the UK to pursue new challenges, Will Lawrence embarks on a nine month study programme at a college in Moscow, USSR to undertake research into Soviet agriculture.

Immersed in Soviet life, Will befriends Tristan, a fellow British student, and Valya, an attractive young Russian woman.

Against a backdrop of developing East-West diplomatic and business ties, Will discovers some disconcerting aspects of life in Moscow, with threatening consequences for himself and his two companions. Resolving to unravel the murky events in a risky and dangerous journey, he pursues justice and retribution amidst a ruthless business conspiracy.

Can Will extricate himself as events spiral further out of control?

 

Richard Fassam-Wright worked for 38 years in senior positions in the European Union and the United Nations where he specialised in foreign, security and humanitarian policy issues. He has a longstanding interest in Russia, its people, its history and its culture. He spent five years studying and working in Moscow in both Soviet and post-Soviet times. Set in Russia in the 1970’s, A Moscow Awakening is his first novel. He now lives in London.