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Dreams of My Russian Summers Summary
Andreï Makine

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Dreams of My Russian Summers Summary

Plot Summary

DREAMS OF MY RUSSIAN SUMMERS is the story of a young unnamed narrator, growing up in communist Russia, struggling to come to terms with his own self-identity. Throughout the novel, the narrator struggles to decide whether he is Russian or French, based on the stories of his grandmother's past in France. The novel opens with the narrator flipping through photographs of family members about whom he would like to learn more. This opens his grandmother's memory to a flood of stories starting way back from when her parents were children. Charlotte, the grandmother, experienced many of the stories she tells her grandchildren herself, and some of them were passed on from her own parents and their parents before them. No matter whose stories they are, the stories come alive through Charlotte's storytelling, and it appears as if she had been present at every major historical event in both...

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