Tag Archives: Russia

The House by the Dvina by Eugenie Fraser

The House by the Dvina, A Russian Childhood by Eugenie Fraser This is the most wonderful book describing the beauty of living in Old Russia during the author’s childhood. A fascinating insight into a beautiful era which is now lost.  … Continue reading

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The English Girl by Daniel Silva

The story in this book is quite riveting and well worth reading. It is a different style of genre from which I have normally been reading. The story takes place amidst the political machinations of England and the kidnapping of … Continue reading

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Natasha’s Dance

Natasha’s Dance by Orlando Figes   A magnificent book of great scope and worth is Orlando Figes story of the cultural history of Russia. A wonderful book to read! I am still in awe of such a wonderful and scholarly … Continue reading

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Splendours of Russia

Splendours of Russia  flower gardens at St Sergiyev Monastery  Splendours of Russia I once visited Russia and Eastern Europe many years ago. I was excited to visit these places behind the communist curtain. I was also attracted to … Continue reading

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