Posted by: Tim Dodds | May 22, 2011

Walking On the Bones of the Dead – Surrey Heath Literary Festival (via Surrey Heath Residents Blog)

Walking On the Bones of the Dead - Surrey Heath Literary Festival The name is largely unfamiliar in the West although it rolls fairly easily off the tongue, yet the history of Russia’s Vladimirka road cuts through the soul of this nation with the searing accuracy of a surgical tool. It was famously painted in 1892 by Isaak Levitan, whose canvas depicts a hushed, un-peopled territory that almost looks tranquil. But don’t be fooled! Beneath the rutted tracks and dense vegetation are the bones of dead people. They … Read More

via Surrey Heath Residents Blog

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