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Journey into the Mind's Eye: Fragments of an Autobiography characters Ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Û Lesley Blanch was four when the mysterious Traveller first blew into her nursery swathed in Siberian furs and full of the fairytales of Russia She was twenty when he swept out of her liLesley Blanch was four when the mysterious Traveller first blew into her nursery swathed in Siberian furs and full of the fairytales of Russia. It is a beautifully written memoir of the author's look at why she loves Russia or to be possibly discovering why she loved Russia

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She was twenty when he swept out of her life leaving her love lorne and in the grips of a passionate obsession The search to recapture the love. This than a five star book It came to me at random as a selection of the New York Review Books monthly subscription and seeing it had to do with Russia I started in on it at once and couldn't put it down The story of a romantic obsession with a place Russia in the 19th century that really only exists in literature and a man Blanch calls The Traveler who is her guide and collaborator in feeding that obsession I'd never come any other book like this one Blanch whose fascination with Russia and Russians the Orthodox religion and Russian culture was lifelong tells the story of her remarkable through this lens Her prose full of humorous anecdote and brilliant visualizations is a pleasure to read and the love story in this book even for me who feels very over love stories was full of sympathy and excitement

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Journey into the Mind's Eye Fragments of an AutobiographyOf her life and the Russia he had planted within her takes her to Siberia and beyond journeying deep into the romantic terrain of the mind's e. The departure of The Traveller took much of my interest in this autobiography away with him The information about Russian history and Siberian life continued to have some interest but I felt that an autobiography was not really the best source for it I sympathized with the woman but I can't say I liked her that much