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Russian Reading Update: Learning about the Don Cossacks from Sholokhov

My goodness, but Sholokhov is little known in the UK.  He’s not even been included (yet) in the Alma classics and NYRB’s new publications of lesser-known Russian greats.  Even with the help of the internet, it still wasn’t that easy … Continue reading

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Russian Reading update: War books

I would never call war literature my genre of choice, but it was always going to be a major element of my Russian Reading project.  Now that I’m into the revolutionary civil wars it’s a case of deciding how squeamish … Continue reading

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