Tag: City 40 nuclear accident

  • Seeking the truth about City 40

    Paul O’Connor reviews a novel set in the 1950s in the Soviet Union, based on a real-life nuclear disaster, and finds it surprisingly entertaining. Reviewed by Paul T. O’Connor THE HALF LIFE OF VALERY K. By Natasha Pulley. Bloomsbury Publishing. 370 pages. $28, hardcover. Fans of historical fiction get an extra discipline in The Half […]