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Publisher Description

'Intricate, fast moving . . . by the time I finally put the book down, long after midnight, I was in tears' The Times

Winter, 1916. In St Petersburg, snow is falling in a country on the brink of revolution.

Beautiful and headstrong, Sashenka Zeitlin is just sixteen. As her mother parties with Rasputin and her dissolute friends, Sashenka slips into the frozen night to play her role in a dangerous game of conspiracy and seduction.

Twenty years on, Sashenka has a powerful husband and two children. Around her people are disappearing but her own family is safe. Yet she is about to embark on a forbidden love affair which will have devastating consequences.

Sashenka's story lies hidden for half a century, until a young historian goes deep into Stalin's private archives and uncovers a heart-breaking story of passion and betrayal, savage cruelty and unexpected heroism - and one woman forced to make an unbearable choice ...

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2011
June 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
640
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SIZE
3
MB

Customer Reviews

Donnanic001 ,

Sashenka

Brilliant book, totally enjoyable, just carries you away, couldn't put it down. Thoroughly recommended

YukselA ,

Sashenka

What a great book! I couldn't put this book down. It has touched me so much.

Alelo81 ,

Heart taking!

The story swipes throughout the whole 20th century and the story of one family milled in communism grinder. Recommend to anybody who is interested in Russian culture, history and mentality. I could not stop reading until the last page.

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