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If Holden Caulfield Spoke Russian, What Would He Sound Like?
"First introduced to readers during Khrushchev's thaw, Salinger's novel became an instant sensation among Soviet readers in the nineteen-sixties, and it has remained a classic." Yet the canonical Soviet translation and a new 2008 version have wildly different tones - right down to the rendition of the novel's title. The New Yorker 09/11/13
Posted September 13, 2013 12:48 AM




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