From the mega-bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black,a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolutionas seen through the eyes of one young woman St. PetersburgNew Year’s Day1916: Marina Makarova is as old as the century. A young woman of privilegeshe writes poetrydreams of a dashing young officerand aches to break out of the constraints of her genteel life. But this life is about to be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tidesMarina will join the marches for workers’ rightsfall in love with a radical young poetspy for the Bolsheviksand betray everything she holds dearbefore being betrayed in turn. As her country goes through almost unimaginable upheavalMarina’s own coming of age unfoldsmarked by deep passion and devastating lossgreat brutality and unexpected redemptionand the private heroism of an ordinary woman living through extraordinary times. Written in lushpowerful prose by a master storytellerThe Revolution of Marina M. is a publishing event: the epicmesmerizing story of one indomitable woman’s journey through some of the most dramatic events of the last century.
The Revolution of Marina M.
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