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January Review: The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia

Title: The Secret History of Moscow

Author: Ekaterina Sedia

Publisher: Prime Books

Page Count: 311

Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets — a dark, cavernous world of magic, weeping trees, and albino jackdaws, where exiled pagan deities and faery-tale creatures whisper strange tales to those who would listen.

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On white feminists & black women stereotypes…

Minister Faust:-

Useful note via Margarita Lau: it is white Western women that usually can get away with this, because the ability to violate social norms is a form of privilege. 215 more words


The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia

(review by Leticia Lara, originally appeared at Fantastica Ficcion)

Some days ago I found myself with ten euros to spend in an online bookstore and I thought to buy some of the books that I’d have liked to read but never did buy it for whatever reason. 324 more words


The Secret Scarlet Cinder Hunt in Coldtown

I haven’t been reading as much as I would like. Or, at least, that was the case two weeks ago.

I’ve always been greedy for stories, but lately, I’ve indulged in more movies and television than good textual tales. 1,305 more words

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