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18 September 2018

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Author: Alexander Griboyedov
Translation: Bernard Pares

Spring 2017
Page 105   (15 pages)

Summary: In Griboyedov’s classic satire on Russian high society, Sophia is in love with Molchalin – a dull collegiate assessor who she is unaware is attempting to seduce her maid Liza (as is Sophia’s father). Enter Chatsky, recently returned from travels, to attempt to win Sophia’s heart. Excerpted from the forthcoming full bilingual edition by Russian Life books.

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