THE JEWEL OF ST PETERSBURG
Russia 1910 Young Valentina Ivanovo charms St. Petersburg’s aristocracy with her classic Russian beauty and her talent as a pianist. But she scandalizes society when she begins a romance with Jens Friis, a Danish engineer. He brings to her life a passion and an intimacy she has never known. Unbending in their opposition, her parents push her into a loveless engagement with a Russian Count.
Valentina struggles for independence and to protect her young sister from the tumult sweeping the city, as Russia is bound for rebellion.
Softcover- nice, used condition