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Daphne Kalotay º 8 read & download read Ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF º Daphne Kalotay Russian Winter summary ¶ 8 Boston 2003 uando mette all'asta la sua preziosa collezione di gioielli Nina Revskaja è convinta di aver finalmente chiuso con il passato Invece una sontuosa parure d'ambra scatena in lei una marea di ricordi Mosca 1935 Nina è una bambina uando scopre la passione per il balletto e la magia del palcoscenico Affronta con determinazione i sacrifici che la danza impone fino a diventare l'étoile del Bolscioi acclamata in tutto il mondo uando si innamora perdutamente di Viktor nobile d 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 her jewels she also reluctantly inventories her life setting in motion a painful remembrance of her past in communist Russia and who she left when she defected her husband the handsome poet and their friends Gersh and Vera The focus of the story uickly centers around a pair of amber earrings and bracelet as a Russian professor Grigori Solodin mysteriously donates an amber pendant which he insists belongs to the same set Who is Grigori and how is he related to Nina There were many times when I thought I knew where Russian Winter was going only to be surprised with the twists and turns On the way to finding the true significance of the amber jewels and the circumstances of Nina s defection Kolatay immersed me in the vividly rendered life of a ballerina in communist Russia as well as the dangerous political climate for artists of that time and era Russian Winter is an engrossing captivating novel of love and loss

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Daphne Kalotay º 8 read & download read Ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF º Daphne Kalotay Russian Winter summary ¶ 8 Ecaduto e poeta e lui la chiede in moglie le sembra di toccare il cielo con un dito Ma la vita è dura a Mosca il regime staliniano è una cappa opprimente la polizia segreta è ovunue la paura e la diffidenza gravano su tutto e tutti Si insinuano lentamente anche in Nina finché un odioso sospetto la spinge a una precipitosa e rocambolesca fuga in Occidente interrompendo così una fulgida carriera e sbarrando le porte del suo cuore all'unico uomo che abbia mai amato Boston 2003 E a I enjoyed this story the way the author was able to weave at least two of the main characters stories together so artfully Drew is tangential to my mind though I was gunning for her and her intended from early on Her story though isn t as compelling by far as Grigori s and Nina s However a good story and I learned a vast amount about Soviet Russia jewels and the ballet I watched Black Swan during the reading of this novel and the two worked strangely well together

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Daphne Kalotay º 8 read & download read Ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF º Daphne Kalotay Russian Winter summary ¶ 8 Tutto uesto che sta pensando Nina ormai anziana mentre Drew Brooks la funzionaria della casa d'aste la incalza con domande su uella parure cui sembra mancare il pezzo più importante la collana uando tuttavia Grigorij Solodin un professore di russo che da tempo cerca di mettersi in contatto con Nina consegna a Drew proprio la collana d'ambra che completa la parure niente può più arginare la serie di sconcertanti rivelazioni che svelano a Nina la verità sul suo tormentato passato I was hooked on this book by page 80 If you like the arts ballet Russian history or all three you will love this book The book takes place in post war Russia but the narration switches between history and modern day as the author weaves three main characters lives together I found this book to be profound and while a work of fiction is probably very close to lives other post war Soviets lived I loved the little nuggets of ballet terminology and I thought the lot descriptions in between chapters made this book near perfect Highly recommended

  • Hardcover
  • 437
  • Russian Winter
  • Daphne Kalotay
  • Italian
  • 12 May 2017
  • 9788820049492