Love and Fear
Russia's two dominant emotions
Sample writing: Sufar Gareev Facsimile Summer
|"I'm an old man now and new things bother me, the ever changing
fads to make us obsolete. I planted the flowers facing me but they have turned away
to face the sun and now I'm in the row behind." |
Yevgeny Kharitonov, "Teardrops on the Flowers", a gay man's musings on life under the Soviet regime.
Victor PELEVIN's funny and frightening tale about transexuals who thus conceal their Party identities;