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Ballerina (Ballerina #1)

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'The State Ballet School' - that was the name over the main entrance. All her life Lana would remember walking through the door that first morning as a new girl - the sound of music and dancing feet, the pile of black ballet shoes on the secretary's desk, the girls hurrying along the corridor... Soon they would be her friends: they would work and laugh and quarrel and danc...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published 1961 by Oxford U.P
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Born in Banja Luka, western Bosnia, in 1923, she lived in Belgrade since the Second World War, translating copiously from Serbo-Croat into English and shifting easily between the two languages in a remarkable way: she translated two volumes of traditional Serbian tales and songs into English and when she came to write a novel for children she chose to do so in English. The main focus of her work w...more
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