Moscow to the End of the Line
Northwestern University Press, 1994 - Всего страниц: 164
In this classic of Russian humor and social commentary, a fired cable fitter goes on a binge and hopes a train to Petushki (where his "most beloved of trollops" awaits). On the way he bestows upon angels, fellow passengers, and the world at large a magnificent monologue on alcohol, politics, society, alcohol, philosophy, the pains of love, and, of course, alcohol.
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - jonfaith - LibraryThing
This grail was coveted for years; what followed was a classic Jon Faith faint moment when I saw it on a shelf. I read it in a blur, which may have been a problem. It is an effective device to have the ... Читать весь отзыв
LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - Natalia_Sh - LibraryThing
It’s late 1960s in Russia. Venya Erofeev is going from Moscow to Petushki by train. It’s not a long journey, but there’s enough time for him to tell monologues about history, philosophy, politics and ... Читать весь отзыв