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Akhill Levinton

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AKHILL LEVINTON (1913-1971) was a literary critic and translator, a leading specialist in German literature. Arrested in 1949, he was released in 1954 and subsequently exonerated. He is an author of several songs, one of which may be A Glass Full of Pearls, numerous versions and variations of which became part of Soviet folklore.


Chtenia: Spring 2013
A legendary song about a spy dreaming of escape. Accompanied by a wonderful illustration.
Author: Akhill Levinton
Translator: Andrew Glikin-Gusinsky
Illustrations/Images: Evgenia Nayberg
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