The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Scott Stambach

Narrated By: Dan Bittner

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: August 2016

Duration: 8 hours 15 minutes

Summary:

The Fault In Our Stars meets One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Seventeen-year-old Ivan Isaenko is a life-long resident of the Mazyr Hospital for Gravely Ill Children in Belarus. For the most part, every day is exactly the same for Ivan, which is why he turns everything into a game, manipulating people and events around him for his own amusement.
Until Polina arrives.
She steals his books. She challenges his routine. The nurses like her.
She is exquisite. Soon, he cannot help being drawn to her and the two forge a romance that is tenuous and beautiful and everything they never dared dream of. Before, he survived by being utterly detached from things and people. Now, Ivan wants something more: Ivan wants Polina to live.

This program features a bonus interview with the author.

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  • Caroline Murray

    This was an interesting and fun book to read. One minute you are laughing and crying the next. I found the link between the nuclear incidents and the resulting illnesses sobering. Highly recommended book.