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The Snows of Yesteryear - 9780141192734

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  • Product code: BFWNY
  • ISBN: 9780141192734
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 06/05/2010

The Snows of Yesteryear (Paperback)

The Snows of Yesteryear - 9780141192734

Gregor von Rezzori


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The Snows of Yesteryear (1989) is Gregor von Rezzori's haunting evocation of his childhood in Czernowitz, in present-day Ukraine. Growing up after the First World War, Rezzori portrays a twilit world suspended between the dying ways of an imperial past and the terrors of the twentieth century. He recalls his volatile, boar-hunting father, his earthy nursemaid, his fragile, aristocratic mother, his adored governess and the tragic death of his beloved sister, in a luminous story of war, unrest, eccentricity, folk tales, dark forests, night flights, and what it is like to lose your home.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BFWNY
  • ISBN: 9780141192734
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 304
  • Publish date: 06/05/2010

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