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DIARY OF LENA MUKHINA: A GIRL'S LIFE IN THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD, THE

  • Author: Lena Mukhina
  • Catalogue No: 13116
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Pan; 2016

Synopsis

Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, living in Leningrad, keeping a diary in which she recorded her hopes and dreams. Then, on 22 June 1941, Leningrad was besieged and life became a living hell. Lena records her experiences: the desperate hunt for food, the bitter cold of the Russian winter and the cruel deaths of those she loved, in this truly remarkable account of a terrible era in modern history