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The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers book launch

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Kinokuniya Bookstore

The Galeries Level 2

500 George Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Join us in celebrating the publication of a stunning debut by Kerri Turner, a talented new Australian voice in historical fiction!

Valentina Yershova’s position in the Romanovs’ Imperial Russian Ballet is the only thing that keeps her from the clutches of poverty. With implacable determination, she has clawed her way through the ranks, relying not only on her talent but her alliances with influential men. Then Luka Zhirkov – the gifted son of a factory worker – joins the company, and suddenly everything she has built is put at risk. For Luka, being accepted into the company fulfils a lifelong dream. But in the eyes of his proletariat father, it makes him a traitor. As civil war tightens its grip and the country starves, Luka is torn between his growing connection to Valentina and his guilt for their lavish way of life. The Imperial Russian Ballet has become the ultimate symbol of Romanov indulgence, and soon the lovers are forced to choose: their country, their art or each other…

6pm arrivals for 6.30pm start.

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