Russian Winter: A Novel by Daphne KalotayRussian Winter: A Novel by Daphne Kalotay

Russian Winter: A Novel

byDaphne Kalotay

Paperback | April 5, 2011

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“Daphne Kalotay captivates in a soaring debut novel. An elegant, compelling puzzle of family, memory and solitude that brings to life modern-day Boston and postwar Russia through a profound love story. Graceful, moving, and unexpected.”
—Matthew Pearl, New York Times bestselling author of The Dante Club <_o3a_p>


In Russian Winter, the beautiful debut novel by critically acclaimed writer Daphne Kalotay, a famed ballerina’s jewelry auction in Boston reveals long-held secrets of love and family, friendship and rivalry, harkening back to Stalinist Russia. Called “tender, passionate, and moving” by Jenna Blum, the New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us, Russian Winter is a perfect choice for fans of the novels of Debra Dean (The Madonnas of Leningrad), Ann Patchett (Bel Canto), and Ian McEwan (Atonement).<_o3a_p>

Daphne Kalotay is the author of the award-winning novelRussian Winter, which has been published in twenty languages, and the fiction collectionCalamity and Other Stories. She has received fellowships from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo, and has taught at Boston University, Skidmore College, Grub S...
Title:Russian Winter: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.12 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061962171

ISBN - 13:9780061962172


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wonderful Read This novel is a debut novel by Daphne Kalotay It is a multi-layered story regarding artists in Soviet Russia. It is also about how we are all connected and how one's person's actions impact others. Here is a beautiful quote: "This other man's words, pure and unaltered, the man himself pared and unaltered, the man himself pared down to what little language he had...His words were concerned not with art but simply truth, and there contained, in their own way the beauty of art."
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Russian winter Nice read but hard to get into for me at the beginning.
Date published: 2016-12-06

Editorial Reviews

“Tender, passionate, and moving, Daphne Kalotay’s debut novel about ballet, jewels, love and betrayal is also a delicious form of time travel. I loved it.”