Alice in Russia

The Moscow Times has an interesting story of the coming of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland to Russia: it seems the book had a very negative reception from the time of the first 1879 translation until 1967, when Soviet bureaucrats commissioned a translation after mistaking it for a Bulgarian book.

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