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One of the best Russian authors you’ve never heard of: ‘The History of a Town’ by M E Saltykov-Shchedrin

In 2015, I embarked on a  twelve month Russian reading challenge.  Now that we’re in the middle of a year filled with commemorations of the 1917 revolution, I suspect I may have jumped the gun slightly.  I can’t feel many … Continue reading

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Russian Reading Update: The Golovlyov Family

 Continuing with my ongoing Russian reading project, I’ve been fortunate enough to read Saltykov’s ‘The Golovlyov Family’, a true masterpiece of world literature.  Once again, I’m feeling thrilled at embarking on this project because, before deciding  to read the Russian greats in chronological … Continue reading

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