Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev

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Lina and Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev was a biography of Lina Prokofiev, wife of composer Sergei Prokofiev, written by Simon Morrison and first published in the US during March 2013.[1] The book was published in the UK the same month under the title The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev: the Story of Lina and Sergei Prokofiev.[2]

Reception[edit]

Stephen Walsh, writing in The Guardian, commented that "Morrison tells a good story, without excess or indulgence, and with touching empathy for his heroine."[2]

The book was featured as BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week during March 2013.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lebrecht, Norman (15 March 2013). "Lina and the Wolf". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b Walsh, Stephen (30 March 2013). "The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev by Simon Morrison – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Book of the Week: Episode Guide". BBC Radio. BBC. Retrieved 29 October 2014.