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Happy Birthday, Yevgeny Zamyatin!

Happy birthday to the father of modern dystopian fiction, Yevgeny Zamyatin (1 February, 1884 – 10 March, 1937)!

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“It is said there are flowers that bloom only once in a hundred years. Why should there not be some that bloom once in a thousand, in ten thousand years? Perhaps we never know about them simply because this 'once in a thousand years' has come today.”
― Yevgeny Zamyatin, We (1924)

Happy birthday also to time_shark, and happy early birthday to alitalf, mayree, infostudent, akaihyo, vonjunzt, wiredwizard, moglaikhan, griffith_gwyn, mr_earbrass, mollypunkin, cookiefleck, firiath, nihilistic_kid, alicia_stardust, ankh_hpl, dqg_neal, xerum525, homespunheart, jagash, settiai, rosamundeb, and kalquessa. May you enjoy many happy returns of the day, my friends!

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settiai
Feb. 1st, 2014 02:56 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
eldritchhobbit
Feb. 12th, 2014 05:59 pm (UTC)
You're most welcome! :D
wellinghall
Feb. 2nd, 2014 10:25 am (UTC)
Thank you for alerting me to him.
eldritchhobbit
Feb. 12th, 2014 05:59 pm (UTC)
My pleasure! He's brilliant.
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