The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers

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a clotted blood. They seemed to blaze, as if they could be trod out like flaring embers. Only water boiled in the pots. Everywhere stood white crucibles and mortars of unusual shape, as in a drugstore. Little Halim was breaking up ice blocks in the hallway.

"Is there much left from the summer?" asked Seryozha.

"We'll soon have new ice."

"Here, give it to me. You're not doing it right."

"What do you mean, not right? I have to break it into little pieces. For the bottles."

"Well, are you through?"

While Zhenya ran once more through the rooms, Seryozha went out onto the steps and beat the icy railings with a stick of wood, waiting for his sister.


8

The Defendovs were eating their evening meal. The grandmother crossed herself and sank back into her armchair. The lamp shone dimly and was unsteady. Sometimes it was turned up too high, sometimes too low. Defendov often reached out his hand to the screw; he drew it back slowly, sat back on his seat and his hand shook, not like the hand of an old man, but more as if he were raising a glass of spirits poured too full. His fingertips shook. He spoke in a clear, steady voice, as

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface 1
  • I- The Long Days 7
  • I- The Long Days 7
  • 2 12
  • 3 21
  • 4 28
  • 5 33
  • II- The Stranger 37
  • II- The Stranger 37
  • 2 42
  • 3 45
  • 4 48
  • 5 51
  • 6 56
  • 7 64
  • 8 74
  • 9 82
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