The Literary Horizon: Ada, or Ardor, Heart of Iron

Beyond being forced to read Anna Karenina once summer (I retain little to this day, my usual method of coping with things I have to do against my will), I’ve encountered Russia very seldom in my fictional travels. But a surefire way to get me interested in a subject is to approach it through the lens of speculative fiction, which is the reason for today’s selections from my reading list—speculative fiction by Russians and set in Russia… or at least exploring it, in the first case.

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