A character sketch of Anna in The Siege

  Sreekumar K The SiegeĀ is a historical novel based on real events. Helen Dunmore makes it very realistic with her peculiar way of non-linear narration, descriptions and close study of human nature. The story happens during the winter of 1941 when Leningrad is under siege from the Germans as well as the Russians. Food runs … Continue reading A character sketch of Anna in The Siege


Marina Petrovna in The Siege

Sreekumar K Marina Petrovna is an important character in the Siege. She is an artiste and finds it hard to put up with things happening around her. It is hard for others to understand her. Even the heroine takes time to come to terms with her. We are told about Marina in the very first … Continue reading Marina Petrovna in The Siege