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Dancer: A Novel (Picador Classics)
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Dancer: A Novel (Picador Classics) by Colum McCann

Dancerisnbsp;the erotically charged story of the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev as told through the cast of those who knew him: there is Anna Vasileva, Rudis first ballet teacher, who rescues her protg from the stunted life of his provincial town; Yulia, whose sexual and artistic ambitions are thwarted by her Soviet-sanctioned marriage; and Victor, the Venezuelan street hustler, who reveals the lurid underside of the gay celebrity set. Spanning four decades and many worlds, from the horrors of the Second World War to the wild abandon of New York in the eighties,Danceris peopled by a large cast of characters, obscure and famous: doormen and shoemakers, nurses and translators, Margot Fonteyn, Eric Bruhn and John Lennon. And at the heart of the spectacle stands the artist himself, willful, lustful, and driven by a never-to-be-met need for perfection.

Author: Colum McCann

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2009-06-23

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