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James Riordan (1) (1936–2012)

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On the Run (2009) 74 kappaletta
The Twelve Labours Of Hercules (1997) 69 kappaletta
Little Bunny Bobkin (1998) 66 kappaletta
Russian Gypsy Tales (1986) — Kääntäjä — 60 kappaletta
The Kingfisher Treasury of Irish Stories (1995) — Toimittaja — 57 kappaletta
Stories from the Sea (1996) 47 kappaletta
Fairy Tales (1982) 42 kappaletta
When the Guns Fall Silent (2000) 40 kappaletta
The Sniper (2008) 39 kappaletta
Sweet Clarinet (1998) 36 kappaletta
Tales from the Arabian Nights (1981) 35 kappaletta
The Enemy Closes In (2009) 27 kappaletta
Favorite Stories of the Ballet (1984) 26 kappaletta
Mergen and his Friends (1973) 22 kappaletta
The Coming Of Night (1999) 20 kappaletta
Rebel Cargo (2007) 19 kappaletta
The Prisoner (1999) 16 kappaletta
Three Magic Gifts (1980) 15 kappaletta
Tales from Tartary (1978) 13 kappaletta
War Song (2001) 12 kappaletta
Fairy & Folk Tales from around the World (1986) — Toimittaja — 11 kappaletta
Match of Death (2002) 11 kappaletta
A World of Folk Tales (1981) 10 kappaletta
Blood Runner (1800) 10 kappaletta
Teeny Tiny (Rigby Literacy) (2000) 9 kappaletta
The Wild Swans (Golden Classics) (1987) — Adaptor — 9 kappaletta
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Pinocchio (Oxford Illustrated Classics) (1996) — Tekijä — 8 kappaletta
Thumbelina (1990) 8 kappaletta
Folk tales of the British Isles (1987) 5 kappaletta
Soviet youth culture (1989) 5 kappaletta
The Cello (2003) 4 kappaletta
Sport under Communism (1978) 4 kappaletta
The secret castle (1980) 3 kappaletta
Great expectations 3 kappaletta
Right-Wing Revisionism Today (1976) 2 kappaletta
The Gift (2004) 2 kappaletta
Beauty and the beast (1979) 2 kappaletta
The little puppet boy (2007) 2 kappaletta
The Snowmaiden (1990) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Dzamilja (1958) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset669 kappaletta
The Scarlet Flower: A Russian Folk Tale (1976) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset75 kappaletta
An Oxford Book of Christmas Stories (1986) — Avustaja — 68 kappaletta
Short Stories (2013) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset1 kappale

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I was electrified when i just noticed this book and immediately scooped it.

The story seemed so interesting that I couldn't sit still until i passed the book to my English teacher, who was in football business those days (never a pro himself but was through youth squads of 50-s/60-s and therefore retained many connections with the guys who actually made it into the first teams of Moscow based Soviet Premiership clubs). Of course he was an avid football fan and a staunch supporter of precisely Spartak Moscow.

His immediate reaction after reading this opus was one of the bewilderment. He never encountered any Riordan or Jordanov playing in starting XI or coming in as a sub. Moreover factual errors were of extraordinary brazen character. The man confused the venue at which the game took place: Tashkent (now in Uzbekistan) for Moscow which are 1 700 miles apart (according to Google Earth), let alone climatic and geographical differences which are still evident even to a blind man.

This and other glaring inconsistencies forced him to give a call to pro players, then active, and ask for clarifications. No one could remember such player. And to conceal such a player would be harder than to hide the proverbial needle in a haystack. Just so you know: there were few players of foreign origin (f.e. Spaniards - kids of Spanish Reds - evacuated in the wake of the Spanish Civil War to USSR) in Soviet Championship those years. And everyone remembers their presence nowadays albeit not always their names.

And no one even remembers a Briton, if you don't trust official statistics. Sorry. Nothing personal. But please don't sell a fiction for a real story.

If he was a real player it would be trumpeted all over as triumph of Communist sport's attractiveness over "sweat-extracting" professional sport of "rotting West".
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Den85 | Jan 3, 2024 |
 
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Mustygusher | 1 muu arvostelu | Dec 19, 2022 |
Acércate a la mitología de una manera fácil y sencilla.
 
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iesmiguelservet | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 3, 2022 |
An overall nice telling. Not spectacular, but altogether catches the virtue and valor of the tale.
 
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et.carole | 1 muu arvostelu | Jan 21, 2022 |

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