Formerly an East Prussian city situated on the border of present-day Lithuania and Poland, it is now controlled by Russia. Like Königsberg, it is technically an exclave, as it is not connected to mainland Russia, and is instead situated between Poland, Lithuania, and the Baltic Sea.
Tilsit Term Timeline in Salt to the Sea
The timeline below shows where the term Tilsit appears in Salt to the Sea. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...stealing them. And, unknowingly, I had been helping.” The next day Florian traveled home to Tilsit to ask Florian’s father for advice. When he arrived, a neighbor informed him his father... (full context)