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Overall very well written and engaging.
In SASHENKA, Russian historian Simon Montefiore tells the intimate story of the one family through the history of the Russian Revolution and Stalin's Terror.
Simon Sebag Montefiore's grasp of the Stalinist era is masterful, and it's that historical detail that makes this book work.
Once I started I couldn't put it down. A superb amalgamation of storytelling in a historic setting.Published 1 day ago by david scott
The book was riveting. Left me hungry for more information on that time in history. I loved it. Found myself reading it while walking, thinking about it while driving and then... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Kathi Baker
I hated to see this book end, although I was anxious to learn what had happened to Sashenka. This book tells the story of Sashenka and her family from the end of the reign of Tsar... Read morePublished 3 days ago by loretta torres
I almost gave up partway through because I could see where it was going, but then he moved on, giving us just enough, but sparing us the details. Well written and engaging. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Carol E. Goldie
I thought this would be quick read, with lots of fluff. There is some fluff, but there is much more.. Read morePublished 7 days ago by SuLaine
So well written, suspense, joy, terror, fear, love, all in Soviet Russia that was part of the nightmares of my early life. Good enough to start reading once again right now!Published 14 days ago by M. Raynor
This engaging and potent novel deserve all the praise it can garner. I was enthralled for 2 days, as I read it. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Jane Piirto