Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History Of Russia
Edition language: English
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Even though the author is a sock puppet*, I still need to read this book.*http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/7622877/Orlando-Figes-Historian-admits-to-writing-anonymous-reviews-on-Amazon.html
I've been reading this book on and off for years, often re-reading the same passages since if you study just about anything related to Russia, you can use this book in a paper. It's an awesome book, and it should be obligatory reading in any Russian class. I love the way in which it is written, whic...
Apart from the stuff on music - which had my head spinning - I totally lived this book. Almost an anthropological as well as a cultural look at Russia. If you love Russian literature you'll love this.
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