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Midnight in St Petersburg

Author: Vanora Bennett
Publisher: London : Century, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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St Petersburg, 1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms of her native Kiev to take refuge with distant relatives in Russia's capital city. Welcomed into the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. With her looks and talents, she feels instantly at home in their bohemian circle of friends. But revolution is in the air and, as society begins to fracture, she is forced to choose
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanora Bennett
ISBN: 9781780890036 1780890036 9781780891590 1780891598
OCLC Number: 821702496
Description: vii, 470 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: St Petersburg, 1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms of her native Kiev to take refuge with distant relatives in Russia's capital city. Welcomed into the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. With her looks and talents, she feels instantly at home in their bohemian circle of friends. But revolution is in the air and, as society begins to fracture, she is forced to choose between her heart and her head. She loves her brooding cousin, Yasha, but he is wild, destructive and bent on revolution; Horace Wallich, the Englishman who works for Faberge, is older and promises security and respectability. As the revolution descends into anarchy and blood-letting, a commission to repair a priceless Stradivarius violin offers Inna a means of escape. But will man will she choose to take with her? And is it already too late?
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"a rich gorgeous broth of passion and danger ... I was swept away by the meticulous set-dressing, epic plot and unashamed romanticism" Saga Magazine "a tale of thundering passions set in the Russian Read more...

 
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