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 easiest, yet nonetheless a few sturdy stories....
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Levers - Alexander Yashin
A mild 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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Back Guskov's mouth set. "R ed Arm y inner most Bobnev! Arm your self and mount g u ard ! " The soldier G uskov had introduced with him stamped noisily as he marched round his more desirable, and went off into the adjacent room . "A n d you com e with me to the com mand p o st! " Then it used to be that G uskov discovered anything was once amiss. The crimson Arm y guy again sporting a rifle with fastened bayonet, took a couple of distinctive steps in complete view , and took up a sentry's stance beside the door. (At that second Zotov was once seized with hesitation. He couldn't imagine what to assert. ) "Y o u . . . I," stated Zotov in a really quiet vo ice, tim idly elevating his eyes to Tveritinov's. " i will simply pass and attend to a different m atter. " He was once saying his vowels very quite now. "Y o u take a seat right here, please, and wait. W a it. " Tveritinov's head in its w ide cap, com bining w ith his agitated shadow at the wall and ceiling, regarded ridiculo us, unearthly. the headscarf with its jutting knot encircled his neck. An Incident at Krechetovka Station 89 Solzhenitsyn ninety "A re you leaving me the following? yet, Vasily V asilich, if I remain the following, l #ll pass over the teach! allow me exit at the p latfo rm /' "N o , no, you are staying h e re ," acknowledged Z o to v, hurrying towards the door. And Tveritin o v understood. " Y o u 're arresting m e? " he cried . "B u t w hy, Com rade Lieu tenant? allow me meet up with my e c h e lo n ! " And making an identical gesture he had already used to specific thank you, he positioned his hand on his chest, the 5 hands unfold like a fan. He made fast strides after the lieutenant however the sentry promenade ptly threw his bayoneted rifle throughout his direction. Zotov couldn't aid casting one m ore look in the back of him and for the final time in his existence observed within the lantern's faded gleam that face, the despairing face of Lear at the verge of the world of loss of life. "W h at have you ever performed! W hat have you ever d o n e ! " cried Tveritin ov in a voice that tolled like a bell. "Y o u can by no means make am ends for th is! " He threw up his palms. the single conserving his duffel bag flew out of his sleeve, and so he look ed to swell till, huge as his darkish w inged shadow , his head becam e one w ith the ceiling. "D o n 't w o rry, do not w o rry ," Zotov bade him , as his foot felt for the thresho ld. "T h e re 's only one little topic i have to transparent u p . " He w ent out, G uskov in the back of him . G oing in the course of the m ilitary dispatcher's o ffice, the lieutenant stated: "H o ld again the tra in . " In his personal workplace he sat down at his table and w ro te: primary O peratio ns, N . ok . V . D . The bearer of this can be a detained straggler calling him self T ve riti nov, Igor D em entyevich, w ho declare s to were left in the back of via educate No. 245413 at Skopino. In dialog w ith m e . . . . "G e t your self re a d y," he stated to G uskov. "Take one other guy w ith you and escort the straggler to primary O p e ra tio n s. " a number of days glided by, and the vacations w ere over. yet Zotov's brain couldn't unfastened itself of this guy together with his haunting sm ile and the little photograph of his daughter in a striped gown.