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1 “As they weaved amongst the potholes of Moscow Avenue, it dawned on him that St. Petersburg looked incredibly grey and intimidating.”

2 “Tall tower blocks, yellow eyes blinking through the gloom, were jammed close together on the left and the right, seemingly jostling for space around grubby courtyards.”

3 “It felt like he’d entered another time.”

4 “As if to prove the point, a large statue of Lenin suddenly loomed up at a junction, hand outstretched towards another gigantic, ruler- straight avenue.”

5 “Jonathan watched a drunk totter and finally slump down in the snow, ignored by the dark-coated masses hurrying to get out of the cold, woollen hats pulled down to the tops of their eyes.”

6 “It looked a tired city at first glance.”

7 Available in all good bookshops and online.

8 A bit about the author of ‘Russia, the Man and Jonathan David’ Saul Pope lives in High Wycombe. This is his first work of fiction, though he is a contributor to When Saturday Comes and has had poetry published. As a Russian graduate, the blame for any poor transliteration or errors with the genitive case lies squarely with him.


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