At the very day of the publication of his new novel "The Happy Russia" Boris Akunin wrote: "This is the novel about the way it always used to be bad in our country and then everything will be very good. It will be not very soon. Briefly, it is an honest utopia. It is without any tricks and postmodernism". The novel gives a wonderful opportunity to see two Russias at once - the unhappy and happy, Russia of the past and Russia of the future.