Young people's rebellion against the establishment
|"Wedged inside the box was a crudely hacked section of a man's face...
Suddenly Kolomiets flung the box on the floor and threw his arms around Avotin...
" Vladimir SOROKIN, "A Business Proposition"
Horror stories from Victor Yerofeev, Daniil Kharms, Yuri Miloslavsky, Igor Yarkevich.
Also included, as a relief from the "grime and slime" is Alexander Terekhov's luminous long story "Buddy", part of his cycle of stories about the army, which established his name as one of the finest and most promising young writers today.