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Lady of the Snakes

by Rachel Pastan

Hardcover, 308 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $24 |


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When Jane Levitsky, an expert in the field of nineteenth-century Russian literature, stumbles upon evidence that Masha Karkova, the wife of novelist Grigory Karkov, may have been more than a muse to her famed husband, she has no idea that her discovery will set in motion a chain of events that could unravel her own marriage and career. Reader's Guide available.