Dresden: 1952. Drafts [Unpublished]. Stapled leaves. Fair. Item #46
1. Liudi, u kotorykh net rodiny [People who do not have a homeland]. Novel. Temporary title. Chapter 1 / draft. 13 pp.; 8vo (21 x 29 cm); occasional handwritten corrections; light toning and foxing; fair.
2. Bez rodiny [Without a homeland] (draft). Chapter 2. 8vo (21 x 29 cm); 7 stapled leaves; The first page detached from staples. Slightly torned pages. Overall good copy.
3. A letter addressed to his friend, Evgenii Ermilovich, dated March 4, 1961 and inscribed and signed by Antonin Ladinsky in which the writer mentioned his other novels, such as V dni Karakally [In the days of Caracalla], Anna Iaroslavna - koroleva Frantsii [Anna Yaroslavna - The Queen of France], Poslednii put Vladimira Monomakha [the last journey of Vladimir Monomakh]. 1 folded leave; 8vo (20 x 28 cm); occasional handwritten corrections; light foxing.
According to his biography after 1950, Ladinsky lived and worked in Dresden and only in 1955 his long-standing dream of coming back to his homeland finally became a reality. In Moscow, Ladinsky devotes himself entirely to literary work, works in a historical library, writes articles, literary memories of his Paris meetings, carries out a long-standing plan to write a novel, People Without a Homeland. A novel about the worthlessness of the existence of emigrants detached from their people.