Vladimir Fedorovski

Vladimir Fedorovski is currently one of the most widely published Russian writers in France and Europe. His books, including the novel of St. Petersburg, the Tsarina: the women who made Russia, Putin the secret route are obtained with international bestsellers. His last book, the “Volupté des neiges” on unpublished archives.

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The magic of Vienna

Vladimir Fedorovski Sofitel Vienne Stephansdom

In the beginning of the summer of 1928, during the shooting of a film, Marlene came to Vienna. She especially liked sitting in a Viennese café in order to observe people move; study their poses and postures to later copy them for film or theatre. It is the exact place where I myself go, the magical location of Sofitel, a true work of modern art dominating this city of eternal asterpieces.   At the time, Marlene was 28 years old and had decided to take a break from her husband. At home, she felt her spouse roaming the apartment like a phantom. She had also decided to accept the increasingly insistent invitations of her servile knight, the actor Willy Forst, her theatre partner. He had proposed some amusing escapades. Perhaps he wasn’t very deep, quite superficial, but he entertained her. What would Vienna be without its cafés which I myself have learned to love? Marlene so enjoyed their atmosphere. She could spend the entire day there reading, writing or giving her romantic or…

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