• "Pushkin is Russia's answer to Shakespeare, the acknowledged creator of the language Russians' speak today"

    The Times
  • "Anything by Pushkin is bound to be more enjoyable than anything by anyone else, and this fresh translation is like a new vintage of Chateau Lafitte"

    Financial Times
  • "To be Russian means to love Pushkin"

    Vladimir Nabokov
  • "He is the lasting wonder of Russian literature"

  • "Pushkin took the clumsy carthorse that was the literary Russian of his time and transformed it into a Pegasus"

    Sunday Times