Uncertain Weights and Measures by Jocelyn Parr PDF

By Jocelyn Parr

Moscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a book shop the evening it truly is bombed. within the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and jointly they run to defense. They fall in love.

A promising younger scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bechterev, to the Institut Mozga, demonstrated to review the resource of genius. She prospers within the state-sponsored study institute, yet Sasha, an artist, feels left at the back of during this new international the place his paintings turns out with no position or functionality. A rift among them grows.

When Bechterev all of sudden dies, Tatiana is brought on to invest in regards to the shadowy conditions of his demise. Disconcerted and not able to discover solutions to her questions, she plunges into doubt — approximately her paintings as a scientist, her naiveté in regards to the Revolution, her religion within the nation, and her dating with Sasha.

Provocative and compelling, Uncertain Weights and Measures happens within the heady days of post-Revolution Russia, whilst trust in a better function was once every little thing. Written in superbly incisive prose, Jocelyn Parr vividly captures the atmosphere of Nineteen Twenties Moscow and the frisson of real-life occasions whereas additionally spinning an enthralling story of a love torn aside through ideology and high-stakes politics.

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