Sunday, April 15, 2007

The Stoppard/"Lost" Connection

For the subset of "Coast of Utopia" fans who also regularly follow ABC Television's "Lost," the identity of the mysterious, one-eyed Russian "Other" must have set off mental klaxons of recognition. He's Mikhail Bakunin, whose namesake can only be the anarchist philosopher in Stoppard's epic.

Over at the Powell's Books Blog, J. Wood, author of "Living Lost," provides some interesting details about and possible connections between the two Bakuni.

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