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The house by the Dvina

Eugenie Fraser

The house by the Dvina

a Russian childhood

by Eugenie Fraser

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Published by ISIS in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEugenieFraser.
The Physical Object
Pagination482p. ;
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22813582M
ISBN 101856951529

The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood by Eugenie Fraser. Transworld Publishers. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage. It includes episodes as romantic and dramatic as any in fiction: the purchase by the author's great-grandfather of a peasant girl with whom he had fallen in love; the desperate sledge journey in the depths of winter made by her 4/5.

  Book Notes: The House by The Dvina by Eugenie Fraser While the eyes of the world are trained on Russia (as I write we are in the opening week of the Football World Cup, being hosted there), I've been lost in the pages of Eugenie Fraser's Russian childhood memoirs, "The House by The Dvina".   The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage. It includes episodes as romantic and dramatic as any in fiction: the purchase by the author's great-grandfather of a peasant girl with whom he had fallen in love; the desperate sledge journey in the depths of 4/5.

The House by the Dvina; Eugenie Fraser The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage. It includes episodes as romantic and dramatic as any in fiction: the purchase by the author's great-grandfather of a peasant girl with whom he had fallen in love; the desperate sledge journey in . Looking for books by Eugenie Fraser? See all books authored by Eugenie Fraser, including The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood, and The Dvina Remains, and more on


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The house by the Dvina is a beautifully written memoir about two families separated in culture but bond together by a Russian-Scottish marriage and if I could Recommend one book to read in December then this would be it. Eugenie Fraser was brought up in Russia and this story recounts her early childhood in Russia/5.

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It includes episodes as romantic and dramatic as any in fiction: the purchase by the author's great-grandfather of a peasant girl with whom he had fallen in. The house by the Dvina: a Russian-Scottish childhood User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Child of a Russian father and a Scottish mother, Fraser reassembles her earliest memories of life in.

The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage. The sequel to The House by the Dvina.

This book completes the story with Eugenie Fraser's first return visit to Russia 50 years after her family fled to Scotland due to the Revolution. But, it was another 18 years before she was allowed to visit Archangel and make contact with relatives.

The sequel to The House by the Dvina. This book completes the story with Eugenie Fraser's first return visit to Russia 50 years after her family fled to Scotland due to the Revolution. But, it was another 18 years before she was allowed to visit Archangel and make contact with relatives/5. The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage.

In The House by the Dvina, Eugenie Fraser has vividly and poignantly portrayed a way of life that finally disappeared in violence and tragedy. Special offers and product promotions/5(80). The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood Paperback – 15 February by Eugenie Fraser (Author) out of 5 stars 63 ratings See all 9 /5(63).

The House by the Dvina is the riveting story of two families separated in culture and geography but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage. It includes episodes as romantic and dramatic as any in fiction: the purchase by the author's great-grandfather of a peasant girl with whom he had fallen in love; the desperate sledge journey in the depths of Brand: Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited.

The House by the Dvina by Eugenie Fraser,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. A flatly precise, uninspired recollection of a Russian childhood before the Revolution. Fraser grew up in Archangel with her father's family until political circumstancesforced their departure for Scotland, her mother's homeland.

Theirs had been a comfortable bourgeois life, which she reconstructs in abundant detail: holiday celebrations, plenty of sweets and finery, men. Very interesting book by Mrs. Fraser, who was a child of a Russian-Scottish marriage in pre-revolutionary Russia.

This has to be one of the very few detailed accounts of life in the Arkhangelsk region around that time, at least in English/5(5). The House by the Dvina pm 12 January bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, published, autobiography-memoir, autumn, slavic, history, underratings, britain-scotland, paper-read, nonfiction.

The House by the Dvina: A Russian-Scottish Childhood. In a memoir redolent of storied Russiasteaming samovars and frigid sledge-rides, the scent of white birch logs burning in the fireplace, festive religious holidays and balalaika musicFraser recreates the twilight of Tsarist days, the revolution and civil war.

Author: Eugenie Fraser Publisher: Corgi Format: Paperback USED ISBN: A unique and moving account of life in Russia before, during and immediately after the Revolution, The House by the Dvina is the fascinating story of two families, separated in culture and geography, but bound together by a Russian-Scottish marriage.

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The House by the Dvina by Eugenie Fraser,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). The book possesses a nostalgic picture postcard quality; it contains rather predictable descriptive nuggets on various aspects of life in old Russiathe bath house, the sleigh ride, the Easter candlesthough Fraser's first-hand experiences during the Revolution and the Allied intervention are interesting, albeit rigorously : Eugenie Fraser.

out of 5 stars The House by the Dvina Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 April Subtitled, "A Russian Childhood", this is a wonderful memoir of a vanished world.

Eugenie was born in Russia, the firstborn daughter of a Russian father and Scottish mother/5. The House By The Dvina by Eugenie Fraser This is an account of life in Russia before, during, and immediately after the Revolution, culminating with the author's escape to Scotland.

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