[Read] ➼ The White Russian ➹ Vanora Bennett – Writerscompany.co.uk

The White Russian I enjoyed this book about Russians in Paris after World War II There was a big build up throughout the book but the end came quickly with many loose ends tied up neatly which felt false. I wanted to like this book so much, but I did not enjoy it as much as I thought I would It has all the makings of a good book coming of age, conflict, love and Paris It wasn t engaging I am, however, considering reading some of her other novels. Evie, A Rebellious Young American Leaves New York In Search Of Art And Adventure In Jazz Age Paris, Where Her Grandmother Lives But On Arrival, Her Grandmother S Sudden Death Leaves Evie Compelled To Carry Out Her Dying Wish To Find A Man From Her Past Called Zhenya.The Quest Leads Evie Deep Into The Heart Of The Russian Migr Community Of Paris With The World On The Brink Of War, She Becomes Embroiled In Murder Plots, Conspiracies And Illicit Love Affairs As White Faces Red Russian And Nothing Is As It Seems.With Jean, A Liberal Russian Writer By Her Side, Evie Finally Seems To Have Found The Passion And Excitement She S Yearned For But Is She Any Nearer To Discovering The Identity Of The Mysterious Zhenya, Or The Heartbreak Of Her Grandmother S Past Despite the inclusion of some very real people, focus was on the fictional characters and they were unfortunately tedious and 2 dimensional I was especially disappointed in the love story as it seemed to come out of nowhere Long lost relatives wer 4.5 stars I really looked forward to this book based on the summary But even just a few pages in I could not get past the contemporary language being used to try and tell a story based in the early 20th century That really killed it for me and I couldn t fully I enjoy reading historical fiction This was especially interesting because so much of it was based on fact. Eh The idea was interesting, but I don t think some of the storylines were as well executed as they could have been. The reason I wanted to read The White Russian is because I enjoyed reading Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett I found I was so engaged in reading The White Russian I was just turning pages after pages It is such a beautiful novel I just got completely lost into it The White Russian is set into four parts Evie did not know her grandmother until she turned eighteen.Out of the blue Evie s mother gets a letter from Evies grandmother in Paris offering to pay for her to go to college Ev The reason I wanted to read The White Russian is because I enjoyed reading Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett I found I was so engaged in reading The White Russian I was just turning pages after pages It is such a beautiful novel I just got completely lost into it The White Russian is set into four parts Evie did not know her grandmother until she turned eighteen.Out of the blue Evie s mother gets a letter from Evies grandmother in Paris offering to pay for her to go to college Evie s unknown grandmother had enclosed a picture of herself Without Evie s mother knowing Evie took the picture and put it in her own room As Evie arrives in Paris to see her grandmother she is had not expected to be in a situation out of her depth as she stumbles upon he First of all, I don t like romance novels Second of all, I don t particularly enjoy historical fiction Third of all, this book was both The writing was confusing, switching between first person and third person The characters weren t well rounded The good part

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