Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ten of the best dates in titles

At the Guardian, John Mullan named ten of the best dates in titles.

One entry on the list:
August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

The great dissident's massive historical novel is an exploration of the conditions for the rise of communism. It dramatises the defeat of the ineptly led imperial army at the Battle of Tannenberg while (in the uncensored version) Lenin was busily conspiring to take advantage of the palsied Tsarist regime.
Learn about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue