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The Robber Prince

Author: Alexander Kosarev
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


Spring 2016
Memoir
Page 43   ( 8 pages)


Summary: A modern treasure hunter recounts a curious episode...


Extract:

What remarkable situations and historical figures the seasoned Russian treasure hunter encounters in the course of his work! Some of these figures challenge the imagination with their mad daredevilry, their reckless foolhardiness. And the situations encountered can be so mind-boggling, so bizarre, that they linger in memory for a long time to come. I will tell you about one figure from a bygone era who was renowned in his day for exceptionally extravagant feats. But to gain the fullest picture of our “hero,” we must start with his lineage.

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