Veronica Hackethal

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Becoming Dostoyevsky in St. Petersburg

By Veronica Hackethal

What happens when a New Yorker follows the trail of Dostoyevsky’s characters in wintry St. Petersburg? A transformtaive tale of literary intrigue peppered with cool humor.

During the St. Petersburg winter, dawn sneaks over the unwary night, which fades to a lighter shade of lead. There is no clock in my budget hotel

Becoming Dostoyevsky in St. Petersburg2017-04-24T02:32:21-07:00

Death and Life on the Nile

By Veronica Hackethal

What happens when two sisters and their mother encounter Agatha Christie’s Egypt three months before the recent revolution? An account of Egypt’s timeless mysteries, with observations about how the contemporary living situation contributed to Egypt’s recent upheaval.

“Gosh, a funeral procession!” exclaims an English traveler, with typical understatement. He points dockside where a

Death and Life on the Nile2017-04-24T02:32:21-07:00