The Bear And The Diva
By John Namnik
Published: January 25, 2012.
The Latvian, Andrej Yakovlevitch Namnik, landowner and bachelor approaching middle age,
takes time out from his business trip to Russia to take in the sights of the magnificent city
of St. Petersburg. Within twenty four hours he rescues a beautiful Bohemian woman, Marie
Subrtova, finds himself involved in a Revolutionist meeting, escapes a subsequent police raid
only to find himself locked up.