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In the steps of Raskolnikoff: Crime and Punishment Locations

Dostoyevsky's apartment block at S-Place where he wrote Crime and Punishment

“On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though in hesitation, towards K. bridge.” Thus starts Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky in the rather sterile, but faithful, Constance Garnett translation. The names of the streets […]

The Top 12 Films with Laughably Wrong Geography

Prague Backstreets

Last night I watched The Omen (1976) for the first time and was quite surprised at what passed for horror in the 1970s as well as how tinny the cars looked. But what made me sit up and tweet my dismay was the assertion that Megiddo (Biblical Armageddon) was south of Jerusalem. Well, I thought […]