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Researching A Novel In The World Of Russian Ballet

Having decided to write a novel set in the world of Russian ballet even I was surprised at the challenges it set. The greatest challenge in writing ‘Letters from Yelena’ was overcoming a sense of absurdity. Before I was given a grant to travel to Russia to research the book I had already written most of a first draft just by imagining the setting. I should have known better…

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