The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood

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9780552128339: The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood

This is an account of life in Russia before, during, and immediately after the Revolution, culminating with the author's escape to Scotland. It is a story of two families, separated in culture and geography, but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage.

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About the Author:

Eugenie Fraser was born in Archangel of a Russian father and a Scottish mother. After the family fled to Scotland she was brought up in Broughty Ferry and later spent much of her life in India with her husband. She is the author of The House by the Dvina, The Dvina Remains and A Home by the Hooghly. In 1994 she was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Abertay, Dundee. She now lives in Edinburgh.

Review:

"A memoir redolent of storied Russia—steaming samovars and frigid sledge-rides, the scent of white birch logs burning in the fireplace, festive religious holidays and balalaika music. . . . The memory of her lamented home . . . grips Fraser, and will the reader as well."  —Publishers Weekly

"Possesses a nostalgic picture postcard quality."  —Library Journal

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Fraser, Eugenie
Editorial: Transworld Publishers (1997)
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