Stalin’s Army of Apes
The Mechanized Puppeteers

Joseph Stalin is planning something that humanity has never seen before. Benjamin Fioretti, an American genetics scientist with a Nobel Prize nomination in ape research, is chosen by the CIA and the U.S. Army to uncover the mystery. What will Benjamin discover inside the secret bunkers of the Red Army? And how it's all related to his research? Based on actual events, this novel is stuffed with endless mystery and thrill, incorporating different genre-focused spins based on conspiracy. The end of the novel is going to blow your mind.


Stalin's Army of Apes


Itamar Friedman

Itamar Friedman is the mastermind behind "Stalin's Army of Apes," a thrilling novel that delves into the dark and twisted world of unethical hybridization experiments conducted during Stalin's reign.

Itamar was inspired to write this novel after stumbling upon the shocking true events of Josef Stalin and his obedient scientist, Ilya Ivanov, while researching for an article in 2010 for a scientific magazine.

For the next 12 years, he poured his heart and soul into creating a book that would captivate readers and keep them guessing until the very end. "Stalin's Army of Apes" is a gripping tale of science fiction, mystery, and suspense that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

I am also a songwriter

Over the past decade, I have dedicated myself to the creation of two significant musical albums, "Bells from the Past" and "Words Apart." These collections are not just an expression of my journey as a songwriter but also an embodiment of my vision for a future Stalin’s army of apes cinematic project. The song “My words are everywhere” has been crafted with the intention of complementing and enhancing the narrative of this envisioned film.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The novel explores the dark and twisted world of unethical hybridization experiments during Stalin's reign, blending historical facts with science fiction elements to create a gripping tale of suspense.

The inspiration came from the shocking true events involving Joseph Stalin and scientist Ilya Ivanov. The story was developed over 12 years of research and creative exploration.

The novel stands out due to its blend of historical accuracy with speculative fiction, offering a fresh perspective on a lesser-known aspect of Stalin's regime.

The book appeals to readers who enjoy historical fiction, science fiction, and thrillers, particularly those interested in World War II era stories with a unique, speculative twist.

Yes, the narrative has the potential to be expanded into a series or adapted into other formats, such as film or graphic novels.

Reader response has been positive, with particular praise for the novel's originality, research depth, and narrative tension.

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There are ideas in development for future projects, potentially exploring similar themes or entirely new concepts in the science fiction and historical fiction genres

My goals include expanding distribution, enhancing the book's visibility, and exploring opportunities for wider publication and adaptation

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