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Friday, July 1, 2011

RUSSIAN WINTER by Daphne Kalotay

Former Bolshoi ballerina Nina Revskaya auctions off her jewelry collection and becomes overwhelmed by memories of her homeland, the friends she left behind amidst Stalinist aggression, and the dark secret that brought her to a new life in Boston.

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Stalin’s Russia

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I found this one interesting, didn't expect too

*kare* said...

Good story, but also sad.

Monika said...

This is one of my favorites from reader's list. I loved the blending of past and present. The characters were well developed, believable and likable.