The winner will also receive a translated Russian book of his/her choice from each of the seven publishers taking part in The Russians, a promotion of Russian literature funded by the Arts Council of England, which will take place in selected bookshops. Six runners-up will receive a Rough Guide to St Petersburg.
1 Name four great Russian poets of the Stalin era.
2 Which Russian writer used the nom de plume Abram Tertz?
Tie-breaker: Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita is recognised as one of the greatest modern Russian novels. Can you think of an alternative title?
Please send your answers on a postcard with your name and address to:
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Terms and conditions: 1 Instructions form part of the rules. 2 Only UK residents aged 18 or over may enter. 3 The closing date is 21.4.96. 4 The winning tie-breaker is the one judged most apt, and judges' decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
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