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Midnight in St. Petersburg free pdf Faberge jewels, the mysterious Rasputin, and a priceless violin: Each play a part in one young woman s fight for survival, and for love, in revolutionary Russia.St. Petersburg, 1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms of the south to take refuge with distant relatives in Russia s capital. Welcomed by the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. She feels instantly at home in their bohemian circle, but revolution is in the air, and as society begins to fracture, she is forced to choose between her heart and her head.She loves her brooding cousin, Yasha, but he is wild, destructive, and devoted to revolution- Horace Wallick, an Englishman who makes precious Faberge creations, is older and promises security and respectability. And, like many others, she is drawn to the mysterious, charismatic figure beginning to make a name for himself in the city: Rasputin.As the rebellion descends into anarchy and bloodshed, a commission to repair a priceless Stradivarius violin offers Inna a means of escape. But which man will she choose to take with her? And is it already too late? A magical and passionate story steeped in history and intrigue, "Midnight in St. Petersburg" is an extraordinary novel of music, politics, and the toll that revolution exacts on the human heart."

About Vanora Bennett

Vanora Bennett studied Russian at Oxford University and in the USSR. She began her career as a journalist at Reuters and went on to serve as the Moscow correspondent for the "Los Angeles Times, " winning a U.S. Overseas Press Club award for her writing on Russia. She now lives in Britain and has won the Orwell Prize for political writing for her work at "The Times" (UK). She is the author of four novels, including "Portrait of an Unknown Woman, " and two books of nonfiction. She lives in Britain.

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Author : Vanora Bennett
Publisher : Thomas Dunne Books
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ISBN : 1250079438
EAN : 9781250079435
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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