Hi, I'm Russian, so English is not my first language. I have written a big novel - it's a real story from my life that happened to me when I was 20 years old. Of course, originally it's written in Russian, but now I am translating some chapters into English. I'd like to put some of the translated chapters out here and maybe get some feedback.


The scene is laid in Arkhangelsk, Russia. A student of the local university Andrew Saltikov, a very ambitious young man, wants to set his own business and move to Moscow. One day he meets a girl online. She lives in Moscow, but she's a virgin with no friends and sounds very unhappy. All she dreams of is to move to some small town where nobody knows her and start a new life there...

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