Thoughts on: Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andreï Makine
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / August 28, 2011

About: “Dreams of My Russian Summers” by Andreï Makine is a fictional, semi-autobiographical book. The book was originally written in French and has won several awards. 241 pages Publisher: Arcade Publishing ISBN: 155970893X The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (2) copies of “Dreams of My Russian Summers” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. My rating for Dreams of My Russian Summers – 4 Buy & Save on “Dreams of My Russian Summers” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon  | Kin­dle |Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: “Dreams of My Russian Summers” by Andreï Makine is a beautiful book, a lyrical and relatable story of the author who was born in Russia but spent his summers with his grandmother Charlotte Lemonnier. Charlotte’s stories took a life of their own and ultimately became an integral part of the author as well. The book is as much the story of Charlotte as it is of the author. Born in the early 1900s, she moved to Russia with her father who practiced medicine. Over the years Charlotte went back and forth only to be in France on the even of World War I. She soon returned to…

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