The Best Russian Books in English

Forget War and Peace: this blog offers reviews of fun and interesting Russian books in English, links to their Amazon pages, interviews with new and upcoming Russian authors, with the emphasis on Russian genre fiction: LitRPG, science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, romance, mystery and other popular reads.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Russian Antique Christmas Tree Ornaments and Vintage Decorations

Until the mid-1840, the Russians didn't have Christmas decorations. Christmas trees were considered a German tradition and could only be seen in foreign quarters as well as in Czars' palaces because, since the 1700s, many Russian monarchs had German roots.

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