Tag Archives: Russian Literature

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya. Chekov’s picture of life in the provinces. Love, work and boredom. With revolvers. Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons

Russian literature, like blue Stilton cheese, is something of an acquired taste.  Defeated by War and Peace, but not by Crime and Punishment, my literary tasting tour has ended with a more digestible work by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev: Fathers and … Continue reading

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