By Jocelyn Parr
Moscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a bookstall the evening it truly is bombed. within the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and jointly they run to defense. They fall in love.
A promising younger scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bechterev, to the Institut Mozga, tested to check the resource of genius. She flourishes within the state-sponsored learn institute, yet Sasha, an artist, feels left at the back of during this new international the place his paintings turns out with out position or functionality. A rift among them grows.
When Bechterev all at once dies, Tatiana is caused to invest concerning the shadowy conditions of his loss of life. Disconcerted and not able to discover solutions to her questions, she plunges into doubt — approximately her paintings as a scientist, her naiveté concerning the Revolution, her religion within the nation, and her dating with Sasha.
Provocative and compelling, Uncertain Weights and Measures happens within the heady days of post-Revolution Russia, while trust in the next goal was once every thing. Written in fantastically incisive prose, Jocelyn Parr vividly captures the environment of Twenties Moscow and the frisson of real-life occasions whereas additionally spinning an enthralling story of a love torn aside through ideology and high-stakes politics.
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