Vera leads a dreary life in Paris, tied down by an invalid husband until she travels to the scene of the suicide of a dear childhood friend, where she becomes steeped in memories of how things were and could have been.
In Cape of Storms, now translated for the first time, the great Russian writer Nina Berberova portrays a very specific generation - one born in Russia, displaced by the Revolution, and trying to adapt to a new home, Paris. Three sisters - Dasha, Sonia, and Zai - share the same father, Tiagen, an attractive, weak-willed, womanizing White Russian, but each thinks differently about her inner world of...
The fourth book by the great Russian writer (author of The Accompanist, The Italics Are Mine) to be translated into English. Three stories which chronologically paint a picture of the dawn of the Russian Revolution, the flight from its turmoil, and the plight of an exile in a new and foreign place -- all of which Berverova knew from personal experience.
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