The original was penned in 1863 by an imprisoned socialist, Nikolai Chernyshevsky, and is widely acknowledged as some of the most god-awful writing ever spawned under the northern sun. A didactic political tract shoehorned into a breathtakingly inept novel, it gasses on and on about free love and a communal utopia populated by a "new kind" of people.
Kate Middleton Photos Photos: Trooping The Colour
Kate Middleton. "Cuando usted da credito donde es debido, muestra su caracter y clase." - Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
The lone route in and out of blockaded Leningrad lay across twenty perilous miles of windswept snow-covered lake ice to the opposite shore --through enemy fire. This was the legendary Дорога жизни, the Road of Life, a route desperately improvised by authorities and meteorologists in the second month of the Siege as temperatures sank and the lake froze over.