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scot47



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:11 pm    Post subject: Borodino Reply with quote

Remember ?

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/toy-soldiers.19010890
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Sashadroogie



Joined: 17 Apr 2007
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Location: Moskva, The Workers' Paradise

PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lots of events here for the commemoration. Lots of books in the shops etc.

Course we remember.

I've even bought a lovely hardback edition of War and Peace. A new translation too, by Pevear and Volokhonsky.
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smithrn1983



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sashadroogie wrote:
Pevear and Volokhonsky.


Probably the best at translating Russian literature into English.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, seems that way. Though after the glories of Constance Garnett, 'tis hard to say : )
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