Robert Schumann in Siberia


Judith W. Taschler: Roman ohne U 
ISBN 978-3-7117-2018-4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A truly gripping novel about an Austria family covering several generations. A romance between a girl and a boy in a Soviet Gulag, a father-son story, broken hearts and broken promises and loads of family secrets revealed as the story develops. An excellent read.

The girl in the Gulag, Ludovica, is a pianist and she performs Robert Schumann’s Kinderszenen, Op. 15 for the commanding officer in the Siberian camp, where she tries to escape from:

Cute little things about children’s daydreams