Depicting the daily struggle of the individual against a tyrannical dictatorship, "We the Living" shows the terrible impact of a revolution on three people who demand the right to live their own lives and pursue their happiness.
Kira, determined to maintain her independence and courageous in the face of starvation and poverty; Leo, upper class and paralysed by state repression; and, Andrei, an idealistic communist and officer in the secret police who nonetheless wants to help his friends.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/07/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141193885