Kolja Arthur Japin | Hardcover 344 pages
St. Petersburg and Tchaikovsky's - a new great historical novel by the master of the genre
Kolja is eight years old and mute as the brothers and Modest Tchaikovsky take care of him. Seventeen years draw upon him. Traveling through Europe they deliver dies the boy from his isolation.
When Pyotr Ilyich in 1893 in St. Petersburg, Kolja, 25 now in doubt, right on the official cause of death, cholera. The real story is jealously concealed, but silence has a dove as Kolja no secrets. Three days - until the state funeral - he has to find the truth. But while St. Petersburg buzzing with rumors, the question arises whether he Tchaikovsky's, who taught him speak, should not be silenced by now.