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24 September 2018


  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.

The Great Stone Bridge

Author: Alexander Terekhov
Translation: Simon Patterson and Nina Chordas


Winter 2014
History
Page 115   ( 8 pages)


Summary: An excerpt from a new novel about an infamous murder case in Moscow that revealed a horrific layer of elite corruption and bigotry. The excerpt introduces the scene of the crime, looking at the history and mystery of this great bridge.


Extract:

Moscow herself grew on hills, and between the hills flowed rivers, creeks and streams. Myriad ad hoc wooden bridges, sometimes just a few boards thrown over the mud – mostoks they were called – held Moscow life together.

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