my childhood russian edition of lord of the rings had the most amazing, medievally styled illustrations by sergey yuhimov.
i haven’t appreciated them when i was a child (i obviously wanted something more aesthetically obvious), but now i think they’re just - really badass. going to upload all i could find, in three posts.
HERE THEY ARE.
Folks - please consider calling the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. today (at 202.338.8565) to request the release of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, an 8-month-pregnant wife and mother in Sudan who has been unjustly condemned to death for apostasy. Meriam’s husband, Daniel, is a South Sudanese…
Update here http://www.persecution.org/2014/05/15/hanging-a-mother-for-her-faith/ along with listings of Sudanese embassy contacts in several countries. Wherever you are - please take five minutes to help speak up for a young woman who is sentenced to die over a matter of conscience.
Yes, I hope that I’ve created a monster.