"'With his first full length novel, this talented young writer has succeeded in producing both a detailed psychological study of a young naive girl's transition into a fully fledged confident woman and a true reflection of Russian character and behaviour of the last 35 years' Kulturnews"
About the Author
Alexander Ikonnikov was born in 1974 in Urshum near Kirov on Lake Viatka. Having finished his German studies, Ikonnikov became an English teacher without knowing a word of English, and after a 2-year stint in the snow covered wasteland of Bystritza he returned to Kirov to become a journalist. He now writes full-time.