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Balatka, Nina

The novel that bears her name begins: “Nina Balatka was a maiden of Prague, born of Christian parents, and herself a Christian but she loved a Jew; and this is her story”

"Nina was fair, with grey eyes, and smooth brown hair which ...did in truth add greatly to the sweet delicacy of her face; and she was soft in her gait, and appeared to he yielding and flexible in all the motions of her body" - Nina Balatka.