Russian Winter - Daphne Kalotay
This historical fiction is the debut novel by an award-winning short story writer. Her true strength lies in creating vignettes; small snowglobe-like places that her characters inhabit. The tale switches between present day and 1950s Soviet Russia, following the memories of a prima ballerina of the Bolshoi. ...

Please read my full review here: http://cineastesbookshelf.blogspot.com/2010/10/russian-pas-de-deux-two-reviews.html