About this book
The first book to describe the terrible events of the siege of Beslan in September 2004. Over 3000 copies were sold in trade paperback. 'Fine and subtle... rouses pity and horror' John Lloyd, "Financial Times"
Tells the story of the siege - of the toll that thirst, hunger and sleeplessness took on the hostages, of the bravery of those who dealt with the terrorists, such as the elderly headmistress of the school and the doctor who tried to relieve the suffering of the young children.