A tale of two Russians from Fourth Estate

A tale of two Russians from Fourth Estate

Helen Garnons-Williams at Fourth Estate has acquired journalist and translator Juliet Butler’s The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep, based on the true story of Russian conjoined twins Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, who were born during Stalin’s regime.

Garnons-Williams acquired world rights direct from the author. The title is “a powerful story of survival and self-determination, innocence and lies”.

Butler knew the twins for 15 years and interviewed them many times.