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2016-02-11 04:47:18 Post No. 7684599
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>Tanya Grotter and the Magical Double Bass
>Tanya Grotter has an unusual birthmark on her nose, magical powers, an upbringing by "Lopukhoid" relatives after her parents were killed by an evil sorceress Chuma-del-Tort, and goes to study at the Tibidokhs (Tибидoхc) School for Behaviorally-Challenged Young Witches and Wizards. Tanya's foster-family, the Durnevs, live in an urban apartment block, and Tanya is forced to sleep in the apartment's loggia.
>in Tanya Grotter and the Golden Leech, Tanya finds herself pitted against "Hurry Pooper" in the World Dragonball Championship. While trying to reach the ball, they crash, creating a new timeline in which Chuma-del-Tort has won, good and evil being reversed, and all the characters are speaking a Russian equivalent of Orwellian Newspeak. To restore normality, Tanya must defeat the Golden Leech. Mark Hooker, an independent academic at Indiana University's Russian and East European Institute, has interpreted the Golden Leech as capitalism