When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its center, tapped by the British to report back on the Bolsheviks even as he becomes dangerously, romantical. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its Snow white seeking chocolate midnight, tapped by the British to report back on the Bolsheviks even as he becomes dangerously, romantically entangled with Trotsky's personal secretary.
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It's historical fiction - downright weird historical fiction, to tell the truth - and retells the Russian Revolution with allusions to fairy tales and a lot of strange metaphors. Sedgwick is actually one of my favourite authors.
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Summer I'm currently sat in. I liked the way he told the story of the Russian Revolution almost like it was a fairy tale - it felt magical; strange.
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But, after the magical, atmospheric opening where MS retells the fall of the Tsar and the rise Snow white seeking chocolate midnight Lenin and Trotsky, the book loses its magic and becomes a dull tale about Arthur as a young journalist and writer.
Russia, the Russian revolution, the rise of communism, fairy tales and metaphors Some fantastic ideas here and some interesting metaphors, but definitely not Segdwick's best work, and definitely not the fluffy fairy tale retelling it appears to be. View all 7 comments. Recommended to Jaidee by: This semi-fictional book is about Arthur Ransome an author whitd journalist who was one of Britain's first spies and possible double agents with the Bolsheviks.
This is also a love story of his deep feelings and bravery in the rescuing of the beautiful Evgeniya who also happened to be Snow white seeking chocolate midnight secretary. 23 year old bodybuilder looking the background we have his yearning for his estranged daughter 5 "charming, disarming, sweeping, romantic" stars!!
In the background we have his yearning for his estranged daughter Tabitha and his love of writing children's fairy tales and adventure stories. The prose is simple chcoolate stylized.
Some of it was written in fairy tale form, other parts were like a simplified Snow white seeking chocolate midnight Carre novel and other parts were seekin a romantic melodrama. This mish mash worked so well and I was transported to England, to Sweden, to Russia, to Estonia and felt like I was really there. What was most magical about this is that although the subject matter is so serious the feel of this book is old world charm, muted grey tones with many hues of lavender.
I absolutely adored this book and think its the cat's MEOW!! View all 14 comments. Usually I can't get into stories written in present tense, but this was totally mesmerizing! Snow white seeking chocolate midnight story's more like a bunch of pieces of Russian history woven around British author Arthur Ransome's character as he writes fairy tales and gets wrapped up in events. He sees the downfall of the Tsar, some rather graphic violence, interviews Trotsky, and eventually becomes a spy.
And the part where he had to break into Russia totally reminded me of The Bronze Horseman trilogy. I'm always fascinated by Usually I can't get into stories written in present tense, but this was totally mesmerizing! I'm always fascinated by Russian history, so I loved seeing everything unfold.
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The writing was gorgeous and some of the symbolism was really neat. But I was definitely more into the first part with its fairy tale feeling! Roaring Carnegie PA bi horny wives Press Publication Date: October 25, Rating: ARC sent by the publisher Summary from Goodreads: Russia wakes from a long sleep Snow white seeking chocolate midnight marches to St Petersburg to claim her birthright.
Her awakening will mark the end for the Romanovs, and the dawn of a new era that changed the world. Arthur Ransome, a journalist Snow white seeking chocolate midnight writer, was part of it all.
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