This book is an account of an unconventional group of family and friends descent from living happy, carefree lives in their summer dachas, to struggling to survive during the Siege of Leningrad. 1.2 million people are believed to have died of starvation and this story is a heart-wrenching and shocking tale of how one family got through it all. This book would appeal to those who have an interest in History, WWII, Stalin or Russia in general. With captivating language and true-to-life descriptions, this book is an amazing read.
Recommended by Malindi, Y11