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The jewel of St Petersburg

Author: Kate Furnivall
Publisher: London : Sphere, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Russia, 1910. Young Valentina Ivanova charms St Petersburg's aristocracy with her classic Russian beauty and her talent as a pianist. But scandal engulfs her when she begins a romance with Jens Friis, a Danish engineer who brings to her life a passion and an intimacy she has never known. Unbending in their opposition, her parents push her into a loveless engagement with a Russian count. As Valentina struggles for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Furnivall
ISBN: 9780751543308 0751543306
OCLC Number: 972519817
Notes: "A sweeping story of love and revenge in the last days of the Romanov empire." -- Cover.
Awards: Short-listed for Romantic Novel of the Year 2011 (UK)
Description: 455 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Kate Furnivall.

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Gripping, elegant, and fierce, this is a classic war-torn love story, and Furnivall's best yet' LIBRARY JOURNAL * 'The Jewel of St Petersburg is an impressive novel which effortlessly conjures up a Read more...

 
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