About this title: Examining Russia's masterpieces through the prism of its social and political history, "Between Heaven and Hell" synthesizes accounts of music, painting, architecture, literature, ballet and cinema into a gripping saga. Transforming exhaustive archival research into a passionate story, this gorgeously illustrated volume brims with the silent mysteries of Byzantine Christianity, the dazzling splendor of the czars, and the poignant return of brutalized exiles to their homelands. in full color.
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