Book Club Questions
Book Club Questions
Masha (always on the left!) and Dasha sitting in Anokhin's office age 14 before they left SNIP for the school in Novocherkassk.
Age 38 in the Stom dental institute in Moscow
Dressed as daisies age 6 at a party in SNIP
Age 38 in the Sixth Old People's Home. Masha checking Dasha's temperature.
Age 6 in SNIP learning to eat.
Age 6 in SNIP.
Age 8 in SNIP on their tricycle.
Age 15 in the Sanatorium by the Black Sea. Summer 1975
Masha reciting her vows at the Pioneer ceremony in SNIP. Age 14
Age 13 in the grounds of SNIP with a teacher.
Playing in the snow in the SNIP grounds
Age 12 in SNIP
Age 15 in the Sanatorium by the Black Sea.
Age 14 in Novocherkassk with Aunty Nadya holding Dasha and unknown nurse.
Masha and Dasha
Hugging Aunty Nadya in SNIP
Playing with balls soon after they arrive in SNIP
Lydia Mikhailovna showing the girls a picture book soon after they arrive in SNIP
In a cot in the 'Ped', Paediatric Institute where they were experimented on.
Sitting with Baba Iskra in the reception hall of the Sixth
Getting out of my car in Winter in Moscow in their fur hats!
Masha aged around 40
Their ashes lie in this crematorium in Moscow
Tying up their boots on their sofa in the Sixth.
Masha feeding Dasha in the Sixth
Laughing together on their bed in the Sixth
In their room in the Twentieth Old People's Home.
Looking out of the window in the Stom dental hospital.
Having a meal at Aunty Nadya's flat.
In the school in Novocherkassk
The twins with Anokhin in his office after their return to have the leg amputated. Age 18
Sitting with Anokhin and Aunty Nadya in his office age 18
Slava on the bench sitting below Masha and Dasha in Novocherkassk.
In the Sanatorium
Playing in SNIP soon after they arrived.
Their father Mikhail, grandmother and mother Katya.
Uncle Vasya and Aunty Nadya marriage photo.
Age 15 in the Sanatorium. The banner says: We Have Been Given a Golden Childhood.
At a party soon after they arrived at SNIP
Boating on the River Don on holiday with Slava in the Pioneer camp for 'defectives'.
An outing with Aunty Nadya (second from left) and Lydia Mikhailovna (second from right) in SNIP
In SNIP with Aunty Nadya and two friends.
Dasha age 18 in Novocherkassk
Anna Petrovna - their 'mummy' in the Paediatric Institute.
Being punished in Novocherkassk by being stripped to their underpants and placed in the corner.