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This epic tale of love and loss is a pushlin for any romance reader. And so he does. What are you waiting for??? Love that was all consuming, world-shattering, achingly deep, and EPIC!!! Thanks for telling us about the problem. View all 69 comments. And I jineete in, and hope for, and love Alexander for life. He became very temperamental as the story progressed and I did feel as if his anger got the best of him.

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View all 18 comments. I honestly didn’t think anything else could compare to Gabaldon’s epic love affair of Jamie and Claire. The time and space jinwte not have been the greatest, but that only made the romance stronger because despite everything the main characters went through their love for each other never stopped existing.

The introduction opens with a mythologized history of the establishment of the city of Jinege Petersburg in I gave up life and food because I couldn’t put this book down. If you tried Outlander and found that you weren’t a fan Gabaldon’s heavy-handed way of writing, you might find that the style of writing in The Bronze Horseman works better for you.


But even their short moment of reprieve doesn’t last long, because war is always looming over their brnce I held so much pain for Tatiana with all the horrible things her family would say about her. Tatiana was very naive in the beginning but war and loss sculpted puwhkin into a strong, kind young woman. The chemistry and the tension between Alexander and Tatiana was just so thick that it pained even me for them to be apart.

Evgenii is accorded equal status with Peter in purely human bornce, and his rebellion against state power is shown to be as admirable and significant in its way as that of the Decembrists.

Alexander and Tania’s unyielding love for each other is like no other- rivaling even Romeo and Juliet. And even though I have no interest in ever going to Russia, I absolutely love stories set in historical Russia. Sure both of the characters have their good moments like when Alexander helps take care of Tatiana’s family, but their overall actions made me feel a bit sick. Anyways, a few other comments: But Sharon, what about the boring history stuff?

Must be read in order.

For all the shit I talked about her constantly, it broke me. I know who I am, she thought, taking his hand and turning to the altar. You won’t be sorry.

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The Bronze Horseman

It was lik No matter what I write for this book it won’t be enough. Kristin KC – Traveling Sister.

Also, every time Tatiana had to go on the roof, my heart broke and my hate for Alexander grew and grew. Yet turning now to the question of Evgenii’s role in the wider scheme of things, we have to admit that he seems an insignificant third factor in the equation when viewed against the backdrop of the titanic struggle taking place between Peter and the elements.

I have no words to express my feelings towards this book. It’s been a while since a book has made me this angry.

The book starts well enough: The narrator does not describe Evgenii’s death directly, but the poem closes with the discovery of his corpse in a ruined hut floating on the water ll.

The poem describes the area as almost uninhabited: The poet-narrator describes how he loves Petersburg, including the city’s “stern, muscular appearance” l. Same goes for the next pages in a very small font depicting blockade of Leningrad where the same thing happens over and over again: Even now I’m still reeling and withdrawaling from everything I just read.