The spirit of Russia


Publication of this book with texts by Dominique Fernandez, author and member of the French Academy.

Olivier Martel has captured the beauty of the Russian soul through these stunning photographs. Some reveal the work devotly carried out within the churches, others the splendor of the costumes and the liturgy. Then there are the images of peasants chatting over a fence, children fishing off the end of wooden jetty, the sweeper at play with his dog, a horse hitched to a sleigh, the tram rocking through the mist or the tractor laboring through the snow....

“It is indeed through its “soul” that Russia continues to distinguish itself from other nations and to seduce, intrigue and fascinate.”


Dominique Fernandez

L’Âme russe
texte de Dominique Fernandez
Format : 25 x 28 cm
168 pages, relié sous jaquette 
170 illustrations en couleurs
Prix de vente public TTC : 45€ 
ISBN : 978-2-84876-147-3
éditions Philippe Rey
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