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Six Curtains for Stroganova. Caryl Brahms and S.J. Simon. A Vintage Orange Penguin Book 959. 1953

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The third novel in this delightful series is not a sequel but a prequel. Stroganoff reminisces about the early days of his ballet troupe in pre-revolutionary Russia. You'll see Stroganoff on his honeymoon, meet his wife Natasha, meet Natasha's mamoushka, meet Stroganoff's papoushka, see Strognaoff threaten Diaghilev, and be there when the Ballet Stroganoff dances for the Czar while choreographer Nicholas Nevajno is cashing a bad check with Rasputin.

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originally published in 1945, this first edition Penguin copy is from 1953. With a price of 2/- on the iconic orange banded fiction cover.

Condition

Very good condition. The pages are nice and clean with no ink or pencil marks. The binding is good. The cover and reverse are in good condition, especially considering this book is over 50 years old, there are minimal edge and corner wear. The spine is slightly darker as you can see from the photographs as you see with many Penguin books of this era and has minimal edge wear.

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5 out of 5 stars
(103)
Reviewed by Eileen
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 4, 2018
Brilliant, thank you! Will be a present for a friend who's never had the pleasure of reading this great play. ☺️
The Crucible. Arthur Miller. Penguin Plays.

Reviewed by Annelise McCay
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 18, 2018
Arrived in wonderful condition. Looking forward to reading this,
thank you!
Ripening Seed. Colette. A Vintage Penguin Book 1359. 1959

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Six Curtains for Stroganova. Caryl Brahms and S.J. Simon. A Vintage Orange Penguin Book 959. 1953

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