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Is as it seemsWith Jean a liberal Russian writer by her side Evie finally seems to have found the passion and excitement she's yearned for But is she any nearer to discovering the identity of the mysterious Zhenya or the heartbreak of her grandmother's pas. This satisfied my criteria for a perfect beach read 1 immersive story 2 well written and 3 believable likable characters The setting the micro world of White Russians in Paris a

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The White Russian

D ZhenyaThe uest leads Evie deep into the heart of the Russian émigré community of Paris With the world on the brink of war she becomes embroiled in murder plots conspiracies and illicit love affairs The White PDF or as White faces Red Russian and nothing. Despite the inclusion of some very real people focus was on the fictional characters and they were unfortunately tedious and 2 dimensional I was especially disappointed in the lov

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Evie a rebellious young American leaves New York in search of art and adventure in jazz age Paris where her grandmother lives But on arrival her grandmother’s sudden death leaves Evie compelled to carry out her dying wish to find a man from her past calle. The reason I wanted to read The White Russian is because I enjoyed reading Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett I found I was so engaged in reading The White Russian I was


10 thoughts on “The White Russian

  1. says:

    35 starsInteresting novel I learned a lot about the connection between Paris and white Russians in the 1920's and 30's I like how the author took historical events and created a fictional story based around them

  2. says:

    I discovered this book in the library when I had just finished Smiley's People which had bits about Russian emigres and I was pining for a similar book because my library didn't have ANY Le Carre novels and I had waited weeks to order even Smi

  3. says:

    The reason I wanted to read The White Russian is because I enjoyed reading Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett I found I was so engaged in reading The White Russian I was just turning pages after pages It is such a beautiful novel I just got completely lost into it The White Russian is set into four parts Evie did not know her grandmother until she turned eighteenOut of the blue Evie's mother gets a

  4. says:

    First of all I don't like romance novels Second of all I don't particularly enjoy historical fiction Third of all this book was both The writin

  5. says:

    Thirties Paris with Russian immigrants looking for a better life and love

  6. says:

    Despite the inclusion of some very real people focus was on the fictional characters and they were unfortunately tedious and 2 dimensional I was especially disappointed in the love story as it seemed to come out of nowhere Long lost relatives were also part of the theme and that was also uite annoying and soap op

  7. says:

    I wanted to like this book so much but I did not enjoy it as much as I thought I would It has all the makings of a good book coming of age conflict love and Paris It wasn't engaging I am however considering reading some of her other

  8. says:

    I've been terrible about posting books Now that we're all home I will catch up for this yearThe White Russian was a sale book at barnesandnoble The cover spoke to me so I was in #vanorabennett 's story of exiled Russians in Paris started as a simple young woman being rebellious story And then it got super interesting A lit

  9. says:

    This satisfied my criteria for a perfect beach read 1 immersive story; 2 well written; and 3 believable likable characters The setting the micro world of White Russians in Paris adds to the romance and color of the novel Evie our protagonist is a somewhat naive conflict avoidant young woman who both comes into her own and

  10. says:

    This book gave good insight into the conflict between the Whites and the Reds in Paris during the 1930's While it started out strong it petered out uickly Evie's grandmother has been estranged from her family Evie decides to go to Paris and get to know her Immediately upon her arrival the Grandmother dies The

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