Monday, November 13, 2006


"Madeleine" My debut Novel
About the author and the Novel: Victor Kevian has written various literary pieces since the age of thirteen in a number of different medias. In this debut novel these characters have been haunting him for over forty years so like a medium or an intermediary he has put in writing their life and his years as a scholar in the USSR. The novel portrays the escapades of a Russian prisoner of war (Sergey) returning to the homeland with a new French pregnant lover (Madeleine). Upon arrival he is accused as a traitor and defector and exiled to the gulags. Seventeen years later Victor settles in a dormitory room in Moscow State University sharing with a Russian student (Vladimir). Before departure Victor’s mother demands from him to search for Madeleine her best friend who has been in incommunicado all these years.Upon finding and visiting Madeleine, Victor discovers that her son (Vincent) and Vladimir(Victor's roommate) are brothers as Sergey had left a child behind on his departure to war. Madeleine is the woman in love robbed of mercy, justice, truth and freedom. The novel needs desperately editing and hopefully publishing!
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