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Masha AUTHOR Mara Kay

During which the shy protected child grows to be a young woman about to face a challenging future Mara Kay has evoked the sh My favourite book as a child I read it over and over again fantastic

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Eltered world of Smolni with authenticity and has provided colourful glimpses of St Petersburg and the greater world outside This was one of my favorite books as a kid I recently remembered it for some random reason and thought it was interesting that it had gone out of print Somehow that made me want to reread it It s actually still uite good It s a boarding school story and I always loved those The history is woven in rather than going off in lecture tangents which is a mixed blessing you don t get dragged out of the story but you don t learn all that much of substance It was really interesting to notice how they d just finished fighting Napoleon several of the students had lost their fathers in battle and Waterloo occurs partway through the book but everyone still spoke French instead of Russian and hired French tailors and teachers It was realistic than some modern stories in that you basically just get their day to day routines with no adventures and with plenty of petty suabbling I don t think you could sell that now The abrupt left field ending could have used explanation Time to order the seuel which I also read repeatedly Promises in Tumble Creek you don t get dragged out of the story but Mischief and Marriage you don t learn all that much of substance It was really interesting to notice how they d just finished fighting Napoleon several of the students had lost their fathers in battle and Waterloo occurs partway through the book but everyone still spoke French instead of Russian and hired French tailors and teachers It was realistic than some modern stories in that Cold Case, Hot Accomplice (Men of Wolf Creek, you basically just get their day to day routines with no adventures and with plenty of petty suabbling I don t think Blackmailed Into the Greek Tycoons Bed (International Billionaires, you could sell that now The abrupt left field ending could have used explanation Time to order the seuel which I also read repeatedly

Mara Kay · 5 Read

SET IN RUSSIA over 150 years ago this book follows Masha through her 9 years at Smolni an elite girls boarding school years After her father dies at Borodino fighting Napoleon in 1812 Masha an unsophisticated and shy child becomes eligible to attend a boarding school for young ladies in St Petersburg called Smolni Institute It s nine years of boarding school with any holidays They are educated for a role in society but also receive a proper education The school becomes Masha s home and her family and this book follows her through heartbreak and triumph to adolescence graduation and a new lifeA wonderful evocation of Imperial Russia with an almost impossible to find seuel The Youngest Lady in Waiting


10 thoughts on “Masha AUTHOR Mara Kay

  1. says:

    My favourite book of all time if only it could be reprinted

  2. says:

    After her father dies at Borodino fighting Napoleon in 1812 Masha an unsophisticated and shy child becomes eligible to attend a boarding school for young ladies in St Petersburg called Smolni Institute It's nine years of boarding school with

  3. says:

    Childhood favorite I just wish it would come back into print

  4. says:

    I still love to read these books even forty years on

  5. says:

    My favourite book as a child I read it over and over again fantastic

  6. says:

    This and the seuel 'The Youngest Ladt in Waiting' are my favourite books and I'm so excited that they are both to be republished in Octobercan not wait

  7. says:

    Really enjoyed this peek into the world of St Petersburg Russia circa 1814 1820 The concerns of the people The men lost in the war of 1812 often leaving estates that become impoverished since they are gone The adoration of the royal family The not speaking of the native language Russian by the wealthy as if its the poorest of English cockney

  8. says:

    This was one of my favorite books as a kid I recently remembered it for some random reason and thought it was interesting that it ha

  9. says:

    I remember borrowing this book in a hardcover edition with the girls in their brown uniforms from the library when I was a child I have no idea how old I was but we were living in Melbourne at the time so it was most likely the sum

  10. says:

    I loved this book as a child It stayed with me and I'm so glad it is to be reprinted I remember her being given a glass ring and putting it on a branch of her favourite tree Years later she goes back and the metal has long since erode

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