The Blue Steppes - Adventures Among Russians (Paperback)

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"The Blue Steppes" is a 1925 account of the author's time spent in Russia immediately before and during the revolution of 1917. Within it, he offers incredible descriptions of the people and places he saw, as well as his experiences of the upper nobility and their unique world. George Frankham Shelley (1891 - 1980) was a British author, linguist and translator who famously travelled throughout Imperial Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution. While there, he adopted the life of a priest and lived in a community of the Oblates of St. Joseph. Other notable works by this author include: "Gala Knights" (1926), "The white villa at Dinard" (1927), and "The Enchanted Dawn" (1928). Contents include: "In The Train", "A Family of Nobles", "A Family of Nobles (continued)", "The End of a Family of Nobles", "The Era of Rasputin", "The House in the Horseguards' Alley", "The House in the Horseguards' Alley (continued)", The House in the Horseguards' Alley (continued)", "A Garden of Eden", "The Homes of the Mighty (Petrograd)", etc. Many vintage book such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with the original text and artwork.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781528704465
ISBN-10: 1528704460
Publisher: White Press
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2018
Pages: 284
Language: English