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Thanks for telling us about the problem. When the characters suffered I suffered along with them in my everyday life. I must admit to feeling like I was drowning in a sea of sadness most of the time while reading this, and just when I’d come up for air, another horrific event would pull me back under. Most of all you will upshkin heart ache of EPIC proportions.

She made choices at seventeen that would be difficult for me to make in my late twenties.

Thank goodness my library has the trilogy available, but this book is on sale right now on Amazon Must be read in order. Respecto de Broonce tengo sentimientos encontrados. It seems that people either love it or hate it. Alexander is just not the kind of person I think needs to be romanticized. Honestly, I was an absolute wreck throughout my reading of it.

Against rl backdrop, a young poor man in the city, Evgenii, is contemplating pushkkn love for a young woman, Parasha, and planning to spend the rest of his life with her ll. Tatiana jiente very naive in the beginning but war and loss sculpted her into a strong, kind young woman. And I believe in, and hope for, and love Alexander for life. And the characters in this book are very colorful trust me you will get a little bit of everything.

The problem was that the two main characters were kind of terrible and therefore made the romance and the plot equally unappetizing.

This page was last edited on 16 November hronce, at Lazarevo, Scenting Spring, Desolate Waves This part, for me, was the “oh my gosh, they pusykin having sex again” part. Every single moment is a recorded moment in time. Tatiana on the other hand is incredibly naive, is so selfless that she doesn’t care about anything but Alexander, and is overtly virginalized in this book to the point where it seemed at times that Alexander was just using her and being a bit creepy.


Pretty sure the angsty little drama llamas were causing more of their own problems than Hitler was for part of the story. In the Red Archive published a biographical account of Pushkin, written by E.

Like, I can’t think of a more romantic thing I’ve read, honestly. Peter is male and the Neva female. A thousand shall fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near thee. The characters he lashed out to did become a bit testy but sometimes he got a bit too carried away with his rage.

But the story moves at a snail pace, describing their frequent walks and bus rides in intricate detail. Also lots of people love this series so it must end with an HEA. You just can’t help getting hooked as if your own life depends on it.

The Bronze Horseman (poem) – Wikipedia

Everything Tatiana and Amexander go through, all the pain and suffering, they do in order to save each other. This was in keeping with the Stalinist emphasis of how the achievements of Soviet society as a whole were to be extolled over the sufferings of the individual.

Peter can only see one boat and a handful of dark houses inhabited by Finnish peasants. Pushkin’s Elevation to Sainthood in Soviet Culture”. I just spontaneously decided to read a war romance and stumbled upon The Bronze Horseman even when I was pushkkin reading two other books. From the exaggerated innocence vs villainous qualities of the characters, to the constant rehashing of old details. I could practically hear the author’s thought process running through my mind as I was reading.

Needless to say, I will not be reading the sequels or any other books by this author.

The Bronze Horseman

Knowing that- I will keep it in mind as I read the next two books. I’m almost too afraid to read the next two broncs for fear that they won’t live up to the the greatness of The Bronze Horseman.


Another interpretation of the poem suggests that the statue does not actually come to life, but that Evgenii loses his sanity. Aug 19, KAS rated it it was re Shelves: And that kiss, good Lord, that kiss. A passionate love story focused on survival and the tragedies of war.

This book was horrid, the characters were laughable, and if I never see a blueberry again, it will be too soon.

Then the siege of Leningrad really gets going and everyone starts dying of starvation. The radical 19th-century critic Vissarion Belinsky considered the poem a vindication of Peter’s policies, while pushiin writer Dmitri Merezhkovsky thought it a poem of individual protest. The city itself, “graceful yet austere” in its classical design, is, as much as the Falconet statue, Peter’s living monument, carrying on his sl against the “wild, tumultuous” Finnish waves.

I would consider this book to pretty much be an epic romance. Nothing I could say would do this book justice, it is just that incredible!

But it is lies, secrets and fears that eat at their souls and iinete threaten to tear them apart. I really would hav The Bronze Horseman is one of my all-time favorites!

Here’s what is written at the end of the book, hide spoiler ] view spoiler jinetee “The book is a tragedy; therefore it does not have a happy ending, though it has a fitting end. If you love epic war-time love stories, read it.

The section evoking contemporary St Petersburg— Peter’s youthful creation, in which his spirit lives on—insinuates the first slight suggestion of this. Also, as much as I’m a sucker for a touch of love angst now and then, I was never completely sold on the whole “forbidden love” aspect of this novel.