By Olga Grjasnowa,Eva Bacon
Set in Frankfurt, All Russians Love Birch Trees follows a tender immigrant named Masha. Fluent in 5 languages and ready to get via in different others, Masha lives together with her boyfriend, Elias. Her top associates are Muslims suffering to procure place of dwelling allows, and her mom and dad hardly ever go away the home other than to match fuel costs. Masha has approximately accomplished her experiences to turn into an interpreter, whilst all of sudden Elias is hospitalized after a major football damage and dies, forcing her to question a earlier that has haunted her for years.
Olga Grjasnowa has a special present for seeing the humorous facet of even the main tragic events. With cool irony, her debut novel tells the tale of a headstrong younger lady for whom the problem of beginning and nationality is immaterial—her Jewish historical past has taught her she will be able to live on wherever. but Masha isn’t outfitted to house grief, and this all-too-normal shortcoming offers a very bittersweet caliber to her adventures.
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