By Alexander Grin
Pink Sails is a vintage experience story of affection and desire within the great thing about one’s goals. Written via Russia’s Alexander Grin in 1923, this brief fable novel introduces readers to Soll, a hopeful younger woman who has been ostracized in her village. whilst a mysterious storyteller informs her of a huge send with purple sails that would come for her, Soll turns into much more remoted from her buddies, who view her as feeble-minded. In a shocking twist, her prophecy comes real in a so much unforeseen means. Grin is understood for his prolific and adept use of metaphor, and the current translation preserves and highlights this machine. pink Sails has thrilled Russian readers for many years, yet has loved restricted publicity open air of Russia. the unconventional is so affecting to Russians, in reality, that every yr St. Petersburg holds a pink Sails competition. furthermore, the romance was once made right into a movie in 1961. This pleasant novel will fill readers--both adults and kids alike--with desire and a renewed trust within the great thing about the human spirit.
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Crimson Sails by Alexander Grin