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Russian Winter

Russian Winter

  • Title: Russian Winter
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  • ISBN : 9780061962165
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 459 pages

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.

Author Daphne Kalotay

Daphne Kalotay grew up in New Jersey, where her parents had relocated from Ontario her mother is Canadian, while her father came from Hungary to Canada as a teen Daphne attended Vassar College, majoring in psychology, before moving to Boston to attend Boston University s graduate program in fiction writing She stayed on at BU to study with Saul Bellow as part of the University Professors progra

Russian Winter Reviews (31)

  • Our faculty had an interesting discussion about Russian Winter last week All enjoyed it very much, some were disappointed in the end no spoiler just thought it ended too abruptly Characters were well drawn and there was an interesting mix of types, all unique and human One gets a real sense of the l [..]

  • Unknown to most Americans, the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin caused the great famine of the early 1930 s resulting in the death of millions of his own people By liquidating the Kulaks as a class Stalin may have eliminated the prosperous and conservative farmers in the Ukraine, and it led to the estab [..]

  • I love novels that unfold the way Russian Winter by Daphne Kolatay did shrouded in a mystery that s slowly, tantalizingly revealed through multiple narratives and flashbacks The story starts out simply enough Nina, a former Bolshoi ballerina is putting up her jewels for auction As Nina inventories h [..]

  • Dosadna i neinspirativna knjiga, sa Danijela Stil atmosferom, koja iska e iz ablona sa delovima o Staljinovoj Rusiji i baletu, teta to se autorka nije na tome fokusirala.Recenzija je na blogu.http thestuffdreamsaremadeof21.blog [..]

  • Daphne Kalotay s novel RUSSIAN WINTER is a masterfully crafted novel of loss and redemption, set in an unusual historical time period and interweaving two connected stories In present day Boston, famous Russian ballerina, Nina Revskaya, who defected from the Soviet Union at the height of her fame, i [..]

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