A captivating tale of struggle, loyalty and love, inspired by a true story From St Petersburg, 1913, to Estonia, 1919, and beyond, The Russian Tapestry spans wars, revolution and friendships that will grow as strong as the turmoil around them.
Marie Kulbas, the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is excited about her new life in the vibrant city of St Petersburg. But as World War I escalates she must farewell those dearest to her when her brother and her fianc leave for the Front.
Colonel Alexei Serov comes from a long line of professional soldiers. Leading his men is his birthright and his duty; his allegiance to Russia surpasses everything, including his obligations to his wife and family. His role is clear, until he meets Marie and suddenly emotions rise in him that he has never felt before
As their world starts to crumble, Marie and Alexei discover a love that they will cling to in their search for a path to safety.
About the Author
Banafsheh Serov is the author of Under A Starless Sky, the true story of her family s escape from Iran. She lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and sons, and owns and manages a small chain of bookshops.
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This lavish and enthralling tale has been crafted with much care and sensitivity and deserves a wide audience. - Historical Novel Society, USA
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 30th July 2013
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.3 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1