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A Russian Mother

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Berthe Turiansky always seemed artistically gifted. A young violinist caught in the upheavals of 1917, she fled Russia with her new husband, Alexander Bisk, a poet from a wealthy Belgian family. For years the couple and their young son - the narrator of this book - are buffeted from country to country. As Berthe's absorption in the arts gradually shifts to her only child, ...more
Hardcover, 276 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Holmes & Meier Publishers
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Grand prix du Roman de l'académie Française, ce roman m'a fait vibrer a toutes ces descriptions de sentiments de l'adolescent ( découverte de son corps), des relations mère fils, les années 19 17 a 1977,
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