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Amid mold and frost, a satire of post-Soviet Russia

Gina Ochsner Gina Ochsner (Fritz Liedtke)
By Buzzy Jackson
February 28, 2010

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When a novel is set in Perm - “the fifth-coldest city in all of Russia . . . A city of fly ash and coal, salt and tanks, bicycle parts and sighting mechanisms . . . A city of bad luck” - it’s a setup for tragedy. Yet Russia has also served as the setting for some of the modern ... (Full article: 851 words)

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