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The Longest Winter By Daphne Wright,

  • Title: The Longest Winter
  • Author: Daphne Wright
  • ISBN: 9780385252096
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Russia, Christmas 1916, the eve of Revolution dark eyed, beautiful Evelyn Markham has arrived from England to stay in Petrograd with her cousins, the Suvarovs Outwardly aloof, inwardly desperately vulnerable, Evelyn is tormented by Petrograd society s hedonistic disregard of the great war that is destroying Europe and by the memory of her fiance John, missing in the trenRussia, Christmas 1916, the eve of Revolution dark eyed, beautiful Evelyn Markham has arrived from England to stay in Petrograd with her cousins, the Suvarovs Outwardly aloof, inwardly desperately vulnerable, Evelyn is tormented by Petrograd society s hedonistic disregard of the great war that is destroying Europe and by the memory of her fiance John, missing in the trenches Aware of the tensions seething beneath the opulence of her new life, Evelyn is disturbed by the political squabbles of her student cousins Piotr and Georgii, and particularly fears the revolutionary activites she thinks are encouraged by their disagreeable friend Bob Adamson, an American journalist Only their handsome cousing, Segei Voroshilov, on leave from the front, seems to comprehend her pain.Then Revolution comes, and life can never be the same again As chaos overwhelms Petrograd, the Suvarovs are forced to flee to Shenkursk, near Archangel in the frozen, twilit north There, in the bitter turmoil of civil war, Evelyn is faced with the grim reality of suffering as she nurses the tropps forced to shake off convention, she begins to question her valuesd her judgement of the people around her.
    The Longest Winter Russia Christmas the eve of Revolution dark eyed beautiful Evelyn Markham has arrived from England to stay in Petrograd with her cousins the Suvarovs Outwardly aloof inwardly desperately vul

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    1. 3 1 2 StarsIN A NUTSHELL A young woman mourning the loss of her MIA fiancee travels to Russia to stay with her father s cousins, in order to be closer to where the fighting is in hopes of getting word of John and to be close if he is found Meanwhile, things are heating up in Russia between the White Russians and the Reds, tearing families apart and blurring loyalties Petrograd at one time a safe retreat for the well heeled has become a cauldron of terror as brother rises up against brother and t [...]

    2. Neither side in this struggle has a monopoly on cruelty or on justification Petrograd, 1916 The Great War continues on and revolution is in the air Grieving over the presumed deaths of both her fianc and brother, Evelyn Markham has come to stay with her uncle and cousins, the Suvarovs I think everyone knows what happens next, and as much as Evelyn would like to get back to England and safety, there s no way out at the moment and stays with the Suvarovs when they head to the relative safety in th [...]

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