By Olga Grjasnowa,Eva Bacon
Set in Frankfurt, All Russians Love Birch Trees follows a tender immigrant named Masha. Fluent in 5 languages and ready to get by means of in different others, Masha lives along with her boyfriend, Elias. Her most sensible acquaintances are Muslims suffering to procure place of abode allows, and her mom and dad hardly ever go away the home other than to check fuel costs. Masha has approximately accomplished her reviews to develop into an interpreter, while unexpectedly Elias is hospitalized after a major football damage and dies, forcing her to query a previous that has haunted her for years.
Olga Grjasnowa has a special present for seeing the humorous part of even the main tragic events. With cool irony, her debut novel tells the tale of a headstrong younger girl for whom the problem of beginning and nationality is immaterial—her Jewish heritage has taught her she will live on wherever. but Masha isn’t outfitted to accommodate grief, and this all-too-normal shortcoming provides a very bittersweet caliber to her adventures.