By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Bulat Okudzhava, Alexander Yashkin, Yury Nagibin, Nikolay Zhdanov, Vera Panova, Yury Kazakov
One other anthology of twentieth century Russian literature. no longer the simplest, yet nonetheless a few solid stories....
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Levers - Alexander Yashin
A gentle within the Window - Yury Nagibin
A journey domestic - Nikolay Zhdanov
An Incident at Krechetovka Station - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Matryona's domestic - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
For the nice of the reason - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Good-bye, Schoolboy! - Bulat Okudzhava
Promoxys - Bulat Okudzhava
Seryozha - Vera Panova
The Fourth Daddy - Yury Nagibin
On the Island- Yury Kazakov
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The vodka burned Varygin's m outh. He puckered his face at the sight of the pickle and refused. The blacksm ith also took a d rink and ate his half of the pickle. "S o -o -o ," he said with satisfaction, screw ing up his cunning eyes under their bushy, faded eyebrow s. "So you are the lead ers; we are the producers. That's how it is, heh-heh. " He carelessly joggled the half-full bottle in his hand, and they drank again. "F o r some it's a fu n e ral, and for others a w edding. " said the old man.
She believed that he was an extra o rdinary m an, unlike anyone else, because so much effort was expended on his behalf, and even though he rem ained unseen, he caused people to think of him every day and every hour. And Nastya was never so happy as w hen she was taking care of the rooms w hich w ere to receive him . But she did not neglect her form er duties. U nfailing ly conscientious as usual, she cleaned both floors of the an nex, swept the floors, em ptied the ash trays, scrubbed the bathtub and wash stands till they shone like glass, changed the water in the carafes, shook out the scatter rugs, and even made the beds, grum bling to herself.
T h is is what I wanted to ask y o u ," she went on, untying her shawl. "Is it right, what they are doing to us? This year we planted seventy-four hectares of hem p. No sooner had it started to bloom than the spring grains w ere ripe. W e wanted to reap the grain and leave it in sheaves, but they told us to thresh it and bring it in right aw ay: procurem ents. So you see what happened? It's thirty-nine versts from here to the graincollection station. There are two ferries, and then you have to wait at the grain elevator.