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An Unheard of Escape single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1891... 1891 An Unheard of Escape
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Account, ostensibly from an Englishman living in Moscow in the late 1880s, of a Nihilist prisoner's escape from custody in Moscow by cutting off his thumb to escape handcuffs and seizing a horse. Slight; brief. (PB)

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    Russia,
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    Former Soviet Union,
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    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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