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Shashenka (Alexandra) is the story of a woman caught in the middle of a social earthquake that brought with it a cadre of fanatics we can only compare in our days to radical Islam. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Roberto Ruiz Bass
I couldn't put this book down! It sheds much light on Stalin's feared regime and my heart went out to Sashenka and her innocent children, the true victims in this well researched... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Simon Austin
Very interesting subject and well-researched, with full of suspense. Yet, I think it could have been better throughout if the relation between Sashenka and her children as well as... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Skoog Voodoo
This book is my favourite book of all time! I have read many books over the years but this one stands alone. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jenny
One of my favorite books, so much emotion and reality of Soviet era...it builds slowly, develops and ends with a grand finale, like some Beethoven Symphony...Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
A fantastic novel from beginning to end. Brilliantly formed characters, incredible plot and a deep insight into Russian history. I just could not put this book down.Published 3 months ago by David Casey
I really liked the look into historical Russia and the changing times, as well as changing opinions of Shashenka. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lora
I find myself transported to the Russia of the last century with its amazing splendour and opulence of the privileged few,all to disappear with rise of the Bolsheviks and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kindle Customer