By William Gerhardie,Edith Wharton
It tells the tale of somebody similar to Gerhardi himself: a tender Englishman raised in Russia who returns to St. Petersburg and falls in love with the daughter of a hilariously dysfunctional family--all performed out with the armies of the Russian Revolution marching backward and forward outdoor the parlor window.
Part British romantic comedy, half Russian social realism, and with a wide solid of memorable characters, this astoundingly humorous and poignant novel is the story of individuals persisting in love and desire regardless of the odds.
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Futility: A Novel (Neversink) by William Gerhardie,Edith Wharton