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“An epiphany of heartbreaking truth.” (The New York Times)
Andreï Makine was born in Russia in 1957 and emigrated to France in 1987. In 1995 his novel Dreams of My Russian Summers won the Goncourt Prize and the Médicis Prize, France’s two most prestigious literary awards.
Requeim for a Lost Empire is a difficult book to categorise, but there is no mistaking the author's deep commitment to Russia and its people. Read morePublished on April 21, 2013 by keetmom
I found it boring and much too long for the subject matter. I only read it because it was a book selected by my group.Published on March 21, 2013 by Judith Guyot