The Best Russian Books in English

Forget War and Peace: this blog offers reviews of fun and interesting Russian books in English, links to their Amazon pages, interviews with new and upcoming Russian authors, with the emphasis on Russian genre fiction: LitRPG, science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, romance, mystery and other popular reads.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Today is 70 years since the lifting of the siege of Leningrad (1941-1944)

They were dying in a frozen city devoid of food, water, heating, electricity and plumbing. They survived for months on a few ounces of ersatz bread made with sawdust. Many questioned their government's actions; quite a few openly admitted they'd rather their city surrendered to the Germans. Locked in the besieged city, they had no choice but to be heroes.

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