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O 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. The cover got me I had to stop and look It s pretty isn t it Even though there is nothing at all original about the art The cover beckons but alas it does not fulfill It s unfinished It s the start of a beautiful cover and yet it s oddly blank The flat clarity of the figure verses the worn depth of the background surface don t mesh They fight each other instead of complimenting each other Sadly that turned out to be a prophecy for the novel Russian Winter is a cradle to grave story of Nina Revekaya a once great ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet now living out her remaining days in Boston with only her maid for company Her past comes to light when she decides to auction her jewels for the benefit of the Boston Ballet Foundation Her secrets are pursued by a young associate from the auction house and a professor of Russian who believes that Nina can explain the mysteries from his

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Russian Winter

To 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 E a tutt. 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 is preparing to auction off her dazzling jewelry collection including three beautiful amber pieces set in gold Nina is now a recluse crippled by arthritis and the weight of her mysterious past a past that could be revealed by an ambitious young representative of the auction house who begins to investigate the provenance of the amber jewelry spurred in part by the donation of an apparently matching necklace from a grieving widower The widower Gregori is the academic translator of poetry by Nina s husband the famed Viktor Elsin one of the many who disappeared during Stalin s terrifying regime

SUMMARY Russian Winter

Boston 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 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 decadu. 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 uniue and human One gets a real sense of the lack of privacy and constant prying of Soviet eyes on its citizens in the era of the late 40 s and early 50 s Nina Paulina and Vera also take us into the grueling and competitive world of the Bolshoi Ballet of the time There is history love romance suspense betrayal and descriptions of a variety of precious jewels that ultimately make it to the Boston auction house What value do these gems hold for the owners and why are they selling them


10 thoughts on “Russian Winter

  1. says:

    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

  2. says:

    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 hi

  3. says:

    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

  4. says:

    Daphne Kalotay's novel RUSSIAN WINTER is a masterfully crafted novel of loss and redemption set in an unusual historical

  5. says:

    Well it seems I may be in the minority here but I did not love this book It had so much potential I appreciate that the author tried to tie the 2 stories together but the Boston bits ruined the rest of itIn fairness much of what I didn’t like is personal preference I hate the formula used here Tell a little bit just when it gets interestin

  6. says:

    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 t

  7. says:

    The cover got me I had to stop and look It's pretty isn't it? Even though there is nothing at all original about the art The cover beckons but alas it does not fulfill It's unfinished It's the start of a beautiful cover and

  8. says:

    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 ficti

  9. says:

    This book is a magnificent historical fiction novel set in Russia I didn't want to put this book down I was really drawn in by the histroy and glamor the characters were very real and I found the writing clear concise and e

  10. says:

    2016 is the year where I decided to get back to historical fiction I picked Russian Winter because a couple of my friends gave it 5 stars and I like to read books set in RussiaLikes Mystery behind Nina's weird behavior and the missing pendant

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