Dreams of my Russian summers

by AndreГЇ Makine

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, Publisher: Distributed by Little, Brown and Co. in New York

Written in English
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  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Grandmothers -- Fiction,
  • Grandparent and child -- Fiction,
  • Boys -- Fiction,
  • Russia -- Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementAndreï Makine ; translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan.
ContributionsStrachan, Geoffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2673.A38416 T4713 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL657570M
ISBN 101559703830
LC Control Number97002720

Dreams of My Russian Summers (French: Le Testament français) is a French novel by Andrei Makine, originally published in It won two top French awards, the Prix Goncourt and the Prix novel is told in first-person view and tells the fictional story of a boy’s memories and experiences with his French grandmother in the Soviet Union in the s and ‘n: Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andre? Makine. Arcade Publishing, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. The Russian-born, Paris-based Makine vaulted into prominence with his fourth novel, Dreams of My Russian Summers, which won France's two most prestigious literary then, along with. Free download or read online Petersburg pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Andrei Bely. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5.

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I read Dreams of My Russian Summers a long time ago. Recently I met a Russian woman and we talked about this book. I re-read it, loved, and have since read two more of Makine's books.

Beautiful, evocative read. Interesting that Makine, Russian by birth, writes Russian books, lives in France, writes in French, and we get the stories in by: 5.

Dreams of My Russian Summers is my second book by Russian-born French novelist, Andrei Makine, and I was once again entranced Dreams of my Russian summers book the elegance of his lyrical prose.

Makine was born and raised in Russia but he wrote this book in French while he was living in France. The version I read was translated into English by Geoffrey Strachan/5. Dreams of My Russian Summers is about a boy growing up in the Soviet Union under the broadening influence of his French-born grandmother’s recollections of a richer, freer world.

The book tells the life story of stalwart Charlotte Lemonnier, born in France in and trapped in Russia in during the chaos of the revolution — whose. DREAMS OF MY RUSSIAN SUMMERS is the story of a young unnamed narrator, growing up in communist Russia, struggling to come to terms with his own self-identity.

Throughout the novel, the narrator struggles to decide whether he is Russian or French. Dreams of My Russian Summers is a love letter to an extraordinary woman (it's hard not to see the book as autobiographical) as well as to language and literature, which the boy turns to in avoidance of history's manipulations.

It has all the marks of an instant classic/5(89). Andreï Makine was born in Russia in and emigrated to France in In his novel Dreams of My Russian Summers won the Goncourt Prize and the Médicis Prize, France’s two most prestigious literary Dreams of my Russian summers book.

Geoffey Strachan has translated works from French and German in a wide variety of fields, including all the novels of Andreï /5(9).

Buy a cheap copy of Dreams of My Russian Summers book by Andreï Makine. Each summer, Andrei Makine's narrator and his sister leave the Soviet Union for the mythical land of France-Atlantis.

That this country is a beautiful Free shipping over $/5(5). Dreams of My Russian Summers Summary DREAMS OF MY RUSSIAN SUMMERS is the story of a young unnamed narrator, growing up in communist Russia, struggling to come to terms with his own self-identity.

Throughout the novel, the narrator struggles to decide whether he is Russian or French, based on the stories of his grandmother's past in France. 37 quotes from Andreï Makine: 'People speak because they are afraid of silence. They speak mechanically whether aloud or to themselves. They are intoxicated by this vocal gruel that ensnares every object and every being.

They talk about rain and fine weather; they talk about money, about love, about nothing. And even when they are talking about their most exalted love, they use words uttered. Free download or read online Dreams of My Russian Summers pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in December 6thand was written by Andrei Makine. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5. Dreams of My Russian Summers Quotes FreeBookNotes found 6 important quotes from 5 key chapters of Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andrei Makine.

For your reference, we provided these Dreams of My Russian Summers quotes with page numbers using the following version of the book: Dreams of My Russian Summers, Simon and Schuster, ( pages). In the U.S., the English translation of "Dreams of My Russian Summers" has also received recognition, including the Boston Book Review Fiction Prize and the Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year award.

Andrei Makine is also the author of "Once Upon the River Love" and "The Crime of Olga Arbelina. Dreams of My Russian Summers is a love letter to an extraordinary woman (it's hard not to see the book as autobiographical) as well as to language and literature, which the boy turns to in avoidance of history's manipulations.

It has all the marks of an instant classic/5(K). Dreams of My Russian Summers. Written by Andrei Makine Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) Review by Helene Williams. Winner of both the Prix Goncourt and Prix Medici inMakine’s lyrical novel about homeland, memory, and belonging is beautifully absorbing reading for anyone who may have missed its English-language debut in Dreams Of My Russian Summers () About book: On a flower-covered balcony, cooled by Siberia’s dusty summer breezes, a grandmother tells stories to her grandson, the narrator, and granddaughter.

But she is not just any grandmother, nor are these just any times. The grandmother is a Frenchwoman and these are the s in the Soviet Union/5(1). Get this from a library. Dreams of my Russian summers. [Andreï Makine; Geoffrey Strachan] -- A Frenchwoman's account of Russia before and after the revolution.

She is Charlotte who came as a nurse in World War I and married a Russian lawyer. The story is told by her grandson who. Dreams of My Russian Summers Andrei Makine, Author, Geoffrey Strachan, Translator Arcade Publishing $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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A boy growing up in the Soviet Union of the s and s visits his French grandmother each summer, accumulating new tales of a Russia he never knew Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files Pages: Get this from a library.

Dreams of my Russian summers. [Andreï Makine; Geoffrey Strachan] -- Every summer, young Andrei visits his grandmother, Charlotte Lemmonier, whom he loves dearly. In a dusty village overlooking the vast Russian steppes, she captivates her grandson and the other.

DREAMS OF MY RUSSIAN SUMMERS By Andrei Makine Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan New York: Scribner Paperback Fiction, Published by Simon & Schuster, ISBN: pages.

Bob Corbett April, This is a powerful and very beautiful story. Dreams of My Russian Summers is one of the three best books I read last year (the other two being The Underpainter and Cold Mountain).It was published in France inthe first by a non-Frenchman to win the Prix Goncourt, and the first ever to win both that prize and the Prix Medicis.

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“ and the shadow of a distant and dreamy sweetness veiled your gaze, refined your features, and caused the soft light of bygone. The Dreams of My Russian Summers book series by Andreï Makine includes books Dreams of My Russian Summers, Requiem pour l'Est, and The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme.

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Books by Andrei Makine. Dreams Of My Russian Summers. Le Testament Francais. Dreams of My Russian Summers Condition Fine Offered by Long Brothers Fine and Rare Books Price $. Dreams of My Russian Summers is an epic full of passion and tenderness, pain and heartbreak, mesmerizing in every way.

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Andreï Makine was born in Russia in and emigrated to France in In his novel Dreams of My Russian Summers won the Prix Goncourt and the Médicis Prize, France's two most prestigious literary awards.

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Upon its appearance in''Dreams of My Russian Summers'' received both the Prix Medicis and the Prix Goncourt, the first time this double accolade had ever been awarded. The novel's Russian-born author, who sought asylum in France a decade ago at the age of 30, is a master of limpid French prose.Dreams of My Russian Summers.

By ANDREI MAKINE Translated by Geoffrey Strachan Arcade Publishing. Read the Review. While still a child, I guessed that this very singular smile represented a strange little victory for each of the women: yes, a fleeting revenge for disappointed hopes, for the coarseness of men, for the rareness of beautiful and.

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Testament français by Andreï Makine,Scribner Paperback Fiction edition, in English - 1st Scribner Fiction paperback ed. Dreams of my Russian summersCited by: 5.