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"Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn knew the importance of owning a gun: "What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye t..." Permalink
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"Do you like to cringe? Are you into schadenfreude? When you see someone in an awkward situation, do you simultaneously empathize with them and can't look away? If so, then this book is for you. I used to think watching the British version of..." Permalink
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In the stories in this volume Dostoevsky explores both the figure of the dreamer divorced from reality and also his own ambiguous attitude to utopianism, themes central to many of his great novels.In White Nights the apparent idyll of the...
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