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Saint Petersburg.
Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  2nd largest city in Russia; formerly called Leningrad
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  • Saint Petersburg.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • We had a million laughs in Hamburg and West Berlin and East Berlin and Vienna and Salzburg and Helsinki, and in Leningrad, too.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Married, wife’s name unlisted; children unlisted; Director Leningrad Agitprop 1946-49; Candidate member Presidium 1950-53; Director waterworks, Naryan Mar, Siberia, since fall of Malenkov.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • When the Germans invaded a year later, Aleksandr fought heroically as a political commissar, and was later to distinguish himself in the Battle of Leningrad.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October

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  • On the steps of the Vaganova Ballet School in Leningrad—my first trip to another communist country.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • They only found out it was Egyptian after we’d bombed Leningrad and Odessa and the nuclear establishments at Kharkov, Kuibyshev, and Molotov.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • Then they took a walk (Karenin tagged along on his own, without a leash) through all the streets they had known, and examined all their names: Stalingrad Street, Leningrad Street, Rostov Street, Novosibirsk Street, Kiev Street, Odessa Street.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Moscow, Leningrad, Tashkent and Kamchatka.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • MIKESGRILL, Novy Leningrad.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Fifty-eight per cent of the criminal offenses in Leningrad this year were committed by drunken kids.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues

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  • She took him to Florida in the late winter following Gant’s return from Augusta: they went to Tampa first, and, a few days later, to Saint Petersburg.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • But all the same, he can’t help steering Russian expansionism toward Europe, reawakening sleeping rivalries between Saint Petersburg and Vienna.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He was trying to find his half brother, Avram Lubarsky, who’d served in the Red Army, who was wounded at Leningrad, who was wounded at Stalingrad, who shot himself in the toe at Grodno, who "This is as far as I’m going," she said now.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • We want what the woman wanted in the prison queue in Leningrad, standing there blue with cold and whispering for fear, enduring the terror of Stalin’s regime and asking the poet Anna Akhmatova if she could describe it all, if her art could be equal to it.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • "That was Leningrad," he said, "and this is Anger Management.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • Tiurin went on: "There were six, all girls, in a compartment to themselves—Leningrad students traveling back from technical courses.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Ivanov was the greenest officer aboard, fresh from Lenin’s Komsomol School in Leningrad, pale, skinny, and eager.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Oh, mine too,, but in fact was in Novy Leningrad.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • At thirteen Marko traveled to Leningrad to attend the Nakhimov School.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • We had it calculated by the best mathematical geneticist in Novy Leningrad—one of the best in Sovunion before she got shipped.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Novy Leningrad names didn’t mean much to us; Prof recognized three, Wyoh one.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Take Leningrad.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Edward knows as well as you or I that the potentates in Saint Petersburg have to make good their losses in Manchuria and desperately need to distract their own revolutionaries.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • As they had told him in Leningrad, Melekhin was the best engineer in submarines.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • This was partially a slur against his half-Lithuanian blood—though since he had been born in Leningrad of a Great Russian, his internal passport designated him as that—but mainly recognition that officers came to him half-trained and left him ready for advancement and eventual command.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Also in Moskva, automobiles under different names, different tag plates-Leningrad, Smolensk, who knows-all to not look for automobile laws broken.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The U.S. delegation said they thought it would be safer for me to go with them to Leningrad and leave Russia from there rather than from Moscow.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • No one in Leningrad wants a finger pointed at him from a bureaucrat in Moscow.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I was happy to go home via Leningrad.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • He’s a cook, like we thought, from Leningrad.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Andre Katyskin, a cook petty officer from Leningrad.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • LuNoHoCo was much larger, just as phony, and not at all dummy; it had main offices in Hong Kong, branches in Novy Leningrad and Luna City, eventually employed hundreds of people most of whom were not Party members, and was our most difficult operation.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • The first, his neighbor on the left, was A. K. Ferge, the good-natured martyr from Saint Petersburg, from under whose bushy reddish-brown moustache came anecdotes about the manufacture of galoshes and tales of distant regions, the Arctic Circle, and the perpetual winter at North Cape.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • One live missile chopped my circuits to Novy Leningrad, but reports routed through Luna City inform me that local controls tripped in satisfactorily with no loss in city services.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • In May 2075, besides controlling robot traffic and catapult and giving ballistic advice and/or control for manned ships, Mike controlled phone system for all Luna, same for Luna-Terra voice & video, handled air, water, temperature, humidity, and sewage for Luna City, Novy Leningrad, and several smaller warrens (not Hong Kong in Luna), did accounting and payrolls for Luna Authority, and, by lease, same for many firms and banks.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Leningrad was where the Kirov Ballet and the Vaganova Ballet School were based, so I would have the opportunity of visiting the Mariinsky Theater where the Kirov Ballet performed and of visiting the Vaganova Ballet School.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • They both enjoyed, however, their visits with Anton Karlovitch Ferge from Saint Petersburg, a fellow with a huge good-natured moustache and a protruding Adam’s apple that somehow seemed equally good-natured; he lay there in his bed, recovering very slowly and with great difficulty from an attempted pneumothorax, which, Herr Ferge said, had come within an inch of costing him his life.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Evgeni Sigismondavich Politovskiy had served the czar’s navy with skill and a devotion to duty equal to that of any officer in history, but in his diary, which was discovered years later in Leningrad, the brilliant officer had decried in the most violent terms the corruption and excesses of the czarist regime, giving a grim counterpoint to the selfless patriotism he had shown as he sailed knowingly to his death.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • The singers he listened to, but could not see, had bodies that resided in America, in Milan, in Vienna, in Saint Petersburg—and they could reside where they liked, because what he had was the best part of them, the voice, and he valued this purified form, this abstraction that still remained physical enough to allow him real human control, and yet excluded all the disadvantages of too close personal contact, particularly if they happened to be fellow countrymen, Germans.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He selected a slender book, Directory of Communist Leaders, found the name, and read: "Torgatz, Dmitri; born Leningrad 1903?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
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