The open book
The open book is a development novel that tells the life story of the girl Tanja, who comes from a poor district of a Russian provincial town. When she gets caught in a duel between two students and is injured, she is adopted by rich parents. She experienced the developments in the course of the October Revolution and began studying microbiology in Moscow , which she pursued with great ambition. However, she cannot fulfill her wish to become an actress.
The novel was filmed in the Soviet Union in 1973 and 1977.
- Weniamin Kawerin: The open book . Novel. Translated from the Russian by Heddy Pross-Werth. Luchterhand, Darmstadt 1977, ISBN 3-472-86420-6 .