Christopher Moseley is Australian by birth but has lived in the UK for 40 years. He has been fascinated with the Baltic countries for as long as he can remember, and worked for 19 years as a translator from Latvian, which he taught himself, for the BBC Monitoring Service. Nowadays he is Teaching Fellow in Estonian and Latvian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London.
The Year The River Froze Twice
The Year The River Froze Twice (Duna)
Title: The Year The River Froze Twice
Norvik Press, United Kingdom
The weeks leading up to the fateful date of 25 March 1949, when Stalin launched his deportation campaign in Soviet Latvia, form the main historical backdrop of this novel.