A Russian ballerina is forced to recall and confront violent and disruptive memories of her past.
Draft 8 opening:
"It began with a train and it would end with a train, but the little girl didn’t know it yet nor did she want to know. She was ten years old. She stood in the back of the speeding overnight express, her hands on the railing, her gaze on the moonlit whiteness of the Soviet Union countryside rushing by. It was long past midnight. The temperature was below freezing. The girl wore a soiled nightgown and nothing else…"
THIS BOOK WILL BE PUBLISHED IN 2018.