Keywords: Voronezh

Black Earth City

Black Earth City

Charlotte Hobson

ISBN: 0312420617
Year of publication: 2012

Charlotte Hobson BLACK EARTH CITY WHEN RUSSIA RAN WILD and So Did We 1 Russian Lessons There was a time before I was old enough for school when my mother and I visited Russia once a week. Welcome to Russia, the lady said, each time she swung open her front door to us. Russia consisted of an overheated apartment just outside Southampton, full of photographs of ballet dancers. In the front room, where I was sent to play, two unfriendly, stiff-legged pugs lay snoring on the carpet. I didnt object, ...

Keywords: Russia Voronezh Воронеж