An outstanding novel about a young Russian woman's life in exile after the Russian Revolution. The Book of Happiness is one of the outstanding novels the great Russian writer Nina Berberova wrote during the years she lived in Paris, and the most autobiographical. "All Berberova's characters live raw, unfurnished lives, in poverty, on the edge of cities, with little sense of belongingexcept in...$14.24
Sonechka is a talented but shy young pianist hired by a beautiful soprano, Maria Nikolaevna, and her devoted, bourgeois husband. Maria is everything Sonechka is not, glamorous, flamboyant. Her voice brings with it "something immortal and indisputable, something which gives reality to the human being's dream of having wings." Doomed to live in her mentor's shadow, the young girl secretly schemes to...$14.49
The greatest collection by one of the great Russian writers is now back in print. First published in Europe in the 1930s and '40s, these searing, evocative stories by the late emigre writer Nina Berberova (1901-1993) are portraits of the lives of Russian exiles in Paris on the eve of World War II. The protagonists range from housekeepers and waiters to shabby-genteel aristocrats and...$16.45
Come un sogno a occhi aperti si svolge la vicenda di Sasa, una piccola emigrata russa che in una Parigi fredda e povera guarda se stessa con occhi estranei e assiste allo svolgimento della sua vita. Una vita mancata per eccesso di fedeltCurrently Unavailable
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...$27.35
First published in Russian in 1921 and never translated, Andrey Bely's long narrative poem?considered to be one of the great achievements of Russian Modernism?is translated to English here. A poet, critic, philosopher, and novelist, Bely was a leading figure among the Russian Symbolists, and The First Encounter is thought to be his greatest work in verse. The poem is autobiographical and reflects...Currently Unavailable
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