By Christopher Meades

A darkly humorous, tragic, and eventually heroic novel set in Nineteen Thirties Russia, The final Hiccup is the tale of Vladimir, an eight-year-old boy bothered with a case of the hiccups — that lasts over a decade. placed via a sequence of impressive, usually strange remedies by way of a recognized general practitioner, Sergei Namestikov, Vlad is lively clear of his rural domestic and doting mom to a medical institution in Moscow. yet Sergei’s leader scientific rival, the bright Alexander Afiniganov, believes that underneath Vladimir’s mirror-less eyes lurks a natural, unbridled evil, and Vlad is faraway from well mannered society. remoted from every person and every thing — shop his hiccups — Vladimir grows as much as locate internal peace one of the hiccupping. On his long ago into the realm he as soon as knew, via a rustic now in the course of warfare, he encounters many unusual humans and occasions, and concerns approximately what may ensue to him may still a therapy for his now-comforting disorder be found.

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