Daily Archive: May 9, 2013

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN GIRL (PORTRET VAN EEN ONBEKEND MEISJE) BY ALEKSANDR SKOROBOGATOV – Plot Summary

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN GIRL is a sensual, captivating and tragic story about a secret teenage love, unfolding against the gloomy background of oppressed Belarus in the final decades of Soviet rule. Told from the perspective of Sasha, thirteen at the beginning of the story and eighteen at its tragic end, Aleksandr Skorobogatov’s gripping novel takes the reader on an unsettling emotional rollercoaster ride.