Yuri the Russian Hobbit – level 2

24-06-2021 15:00

This news is about a lawyer from Moscow. Five-and-a-half years ago, he decided to give up his career and moved to a forest. He lives there in a hut with a white rabbit.

The hut is underground and one door looks like a hobbit door. That is why people call Yuri the Hobbit. However, he says that he is more like a character from Alice in Wonderland.

The Hobbit runs a YouTube channel, gives lectures on Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard, and is part of the BookCrossing movement. This is a way to share books – you can leave a book in a public place and take another one. Yuri has registered around 4,500 books.

Difficult words: give up (when you give up something, you stop doing it), hut (a small simple house), character (a person from a book or film).

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