Bride and Groom


By Alisa Ganieva
Translated from the Russian by Dr. Carol Apollonio

Runner-up for 2015 Russian Booker Prize

A multilayered, magical story of love and fate as two modern city-dwellers grapple with traditional family expectations to find happiness.

Forthcoming: April 3, 2018

Paperback: 9781941920596
Ebook: 9781941920602



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From one of the most exciting voices in modern Russian literature, Alisa Ganieva, comes Bride and Groom, the tumultuous love story of two young city-dwellers who meet when they return home to their families in rural Dagestan. When traditional family expectations and increasing religious and cultural tension threaten to shatter their bond, Marat and Patya struggle to overcome obstacles determined to keep them apart, while fate seems destined to keep them together until the very end.

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