"The Irrational Journey" 1968 DE ROTHSCHILD, Pauline

A Russian Winter Through The Eyes of An Acute and Delighted Visitor

ROTHSCHILD, Pauline de

[118] pp.

Hamish Hamilton


9 1/4" x 6"

Travel diary of the three-month expedition she and her husband took through Soviet Russia during the Khrushchev era.This, her only literary effort, offers a glimpse beyond her public image, revealing a literate and sensitive inner self (maybe even Proustian).

“Russian servants do not differ from any other servants except by the amount of what they leave undone. Once you accept the fact that it is boring to give the same service every day, and, worse still, to the same people, relationships are most pleasant, even affectionate.”

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