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Madonna from Russia

Iпё UпёЎriД­ Druzhnikov

Madonna from Russia

by Iпё UпёЎriД­ Druzhnikov

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Published by Peter Owen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prostitutes -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg -- Fiction,
  • Women authors -- Russia (Federation) -- Fiction,
  • Communism -- Russia (Federation) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYuri Druzhnikov ; translated from the Russian by Thomas Moore
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3479.6.R9 S813 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17205287M
    ISBN 100720612551
    OCLC/WorldCa57576169

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Madonna from Russia is the story of Lily Bourbon, a beautiful, mysterious Russian woman and her different husbands. When we first meet her, she is about to turn ninety-six – the same age as the twentieth century. Newly arrived from the provinces, the young Lily becomes a prostitute working the streets of Petrograd.

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Marina is a woman in her 80s about to attend her granddaughters wedding near her home in Seattle. Her mind is failing, however, and she is transported back to other times in her life, most particularly to the time when, as a young woman, she worked at the Hermitage/5. The Madonnas of Leningrad is a work of historical fiction in which a character’s memories of the past both haunt and comfort her in the present day.

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Madonna From Russia is Druzhnikov's gutsy response to the challenge of his precursors. The narrator, a professor of Russian literature in California, is delighted to notice an elderly man at his.

Debra Dean's first novel tells the story of an year-old Russian emigre with Alzheimer's disease whose mind is captured by the past. Dean tells Liane Hansen what moved her to begin writing — and.

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