By Olga Grjasnowa,Eva Bacon
Set in Frankfurt, All Russians Love Birch Trees follows a tender immigrant named Masha. Fluent in 5 languages and ready to get through in numerous others, Masha lives together with her boyfriend, Elias. Her top neighbors are Muslims suffering to acquire place of dwelling allows, and her mom and dad not often depart the home other than to check gasoline costs. Masha has approximately accomplished her reviews to develop into an interpreter, whilst without warning Elias is hospitalized after a significant football damage and dies, forcing her to question a prior that has haunted her for years.
Olga Grjasnowa has a different reward for seeing the humorous facet of even the main tragic occasions. With cool irony, her debut novel tells the tale of a headstrong younger girl for whom the difficulty of foundation and nationality is immaterial—her Jewish heritage has taught her she will live to tell the tale wherever. but Masha isn’t built to accommodate grief, and this all-too-normal shortcoming provides a very bittersweet caliber to her adventures.
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