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Popular fiction Raduga i Veresk

  • By Oleg Ermakov
  • Price: £20.75
  • ISBN: 9785969117068
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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The Rainbow and the Heather.

This eastern town of Rzeczpospolita (the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania) Polish people used to call a castle, and Russians - a fortress in the West of their kingdom. This is where East meets West. A young Polish nobleman Nikolaus Vrozhesk comes here in spring 1632, and a wedding photographer from Moscow Pavel Kostochkin - in February 2015. Both curious they're looking at the castle-fortress... What awaits them here? Love is the answer for both - for a granddaughter of an icon painter and healer in the first case, and for someone else's bride in the second case. They will also have battles and adventures on the streets of Smolensk, in snowy fields and impassable forests. Two personal stories create flashes which illuminate the history of the whole country. Also the legendary Radziwill Chronicle, which was probably created in Smolensk, makes it possible to feel the breath of the even more distant past, as for good reason it's called a window into the world of Ancient Rus. And the windows to the modern world are Pavel Kostochkin's black and white photos, which also reflect the traces of that memorable Russia.

The book has been included in the short nominee list of the Big Book prize 2018.

Series Popular fiction Title Raduga i Veresk
Subject Russian Language Russian
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date May 2018 Authors Oleg Ermakov
Binding Hardback Pages 736
Size(mm) 134x170 Weight (gms) 565
ESB Code 45097 ISBN 9785969117068
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £20.75

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