Preserving the childhood memories of some of the last generation of White Russian women to experience the revolution first-hand, this poignant collection of interviews and photographs provides a unique record of life in Russia.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 ANYA TROUP; Chapter 2 TATIANA VLADIMIROVNA TOPORKOVA; Chapter 3 PRINCESS SOPHIA WACZNADZE; Chapter 4 DOROTHY RUSSELL; Chapter 5 IRINA SERGEVNA TIDMARSH; Chapter 6 LUDMILA MATHIAS; Chapter 7 MARIE ALLAN; Chapter 8 OLGA LAWRENCE; Chapter 9 EUGENIA PEACOCK; Chapter 10 ADA NIKOLSKAYA; CHRONOLOGY; NOTES; INDEX;
Anna Horsbrugh-Porter is a journalist with the BBC World Service., Elena Snow is the daughter of two Russian émigrés, and has grown up amongst the White Russian circles in exile in London., Frances Welch is a freelance journalist who writes on Russian topics for a number of British daily newspapers and journals.
`..provides one of the most fascinating insights into pre-revolutionary Russia and the Bolshevik take-over of 1917 I have ever read.' - The Times