By John Hertz: Happening to read D. Hoffman, The Billion-Dollar Spy (2015; Adolf Tolkachev 1927-1986), I came across this striking passage (p. 163) about the subject’s son in 1981.
Oleg … a teenager [1966- ] … interests ran … toward … arts, culture, music, and design…. attended a special school that emphasized English instruction. He was already reading Kipling and Asimov
– my emphasis. There’s glory for you!
[Title ref.] H. Vaughan, “They Are All Gone into the World of Light”, Silex Scintillans [“The Flashing Flint”] 2nd ed. 1655, no. 1; L. Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass ch. 6 (1871)