By Natalia Gromova
The reader plunges into the notable Moscow literary scene of these days, and literature aficionados will come across inside of a few vital destinations for the background of Russian letters: the Dobrov condominium, Peredelkino, Lavrushinsky Lane, Borisoglebsky Lane – and likewise the names of mythical figures similar to Olga Bessarabova, Maria Belkina, and Lydia Libedinskaya.
History is dropped at lifestyles: the writer introduces the reader to Leonid Andreyev, leads us on a travel of the side-streets and alleyways of the Arbat district, and indicates us the tattered notebooks of Olga Bessarabova. All this has lengthy due to the fact that fallen away into historical past, yet now it proves so simply obtainable to us.
Natalia Gromova used to be born right into a army kinfolk within the Russian a ways East in 1959 and moved to Moscow at an early age. At sixteen she came across employment on the kingdom old Library. After finishing her reports, she served as an editor at the Soviet Encyclopaedia, and later labored on the Marina Tsvetaeva Museum. because the past due Nineteen Nineties, her exploration of the Russian information and of non-public collections has led to a few acclaimed historic and biographical experiences targeting the early twentieth century and the battle years.
Natalia Gromova is a author and researcher specialising within the literary lifetime of the Nineteen Twenties – Nineteen Fifties. Her books (The Knot. Poets: Friendships and Breakups, Wanderers of battle. Memoirs of Writers’ young ones and The Tablecloth of Lydia Libedinskaya) are in line with inner most data, diaries and face-to-face conversations with genuine humans. She lives in Moscow.
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Moscow in the 1930s – A Novel from the Archives by Natalia Gromova