Anthology

New Voices: A Collection of Soviet Short Stories

New Voices: A Collection of Soviet Short Stories

Oleg Shestinsky, Lyubov Yunina, Nadezhda Petrunina, Gennadi Nenashev, Tenghiz Adygov, Nikolai Luginov, Lev Salnikov, Atageldy Ka

Language: English

Pages: 544

ISBN: 2:00216195

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


compiled by Yuri Lopusov; foreword by Oleg Shestinsky

Another anthology featuring a number of authors that are almost certainly bound to be new. There are, of course, a couple that people may be familiar with. But, I was largely unfamiliar with those gathered in this anthology....

There are several other anthologies of Soviet literature on the tracker; just explore the "soviet literature" and/or "soviet poetry" tags....

Oleg Shestinsky. The Path to Maturity
Translated by Holly S m i t h .................................................. 5

Nikolai Gladyshev. COLD AUTUMN
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 7

Denis Bulyakov. THE WHITE HUTS OF MY VILLAGE
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 35

Victor Suglobov. REGARDLESS OF CIRCUMSTANCES
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 55

Anna Kozlovskaya. MOTHER-IN-LAW
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ I l l

Valeri Khairyuzov. THE GUARDIAN
Translated by Nina Belenkaya .......................................... 154

Pyotr Krasnov. SHIRKERS
Translated by Guy Cook ....................................................... 239

Nikolai Luginov. A IGYLLA
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 293

Atageldy Karayev. MISCHIEF-MAKER
Translated by Sergei S o sin sky ............................................. 317

Lev Salnikov. THE RING
Translated by Guy Cook ....................................................... 375

Tenghiz Adygov. HOT JULY SUN
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 431

Gennadi Nenashev. DOWN THE CHUISKY HIGHWAY
Translated by Katherine Judelson .................... ................... 449

Nadezhda Petrunina. THE DISPLACED HEART
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 471

Lyubov Yunina. REDECORATING THE HOUSE
Translated by Katherine Judelson ........................................ 497

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not bother to reply to her last remark. Once he had finished pumping up the boat, he threw it onto the water right by the bank, then brought along the oars and cast off. First of all, he found his pegs in the nearby reeds, arranged them along the edge of his boat, took hold of the twine to which they were attached so that they did not slip down and slowly, with one oar, he moved the boat along the shore, looking for a suitable place as he went. He had only had time to stick the peg in place and

had all helped her bring up her son without a father and sent him to town for proper schooling. Yet news came of her younger sister’s incurable illness. This bitter blow uprooted Granny Pelageya 8-157 113 from her native village and brought her to town to nurse her sister who had been working there for twenty years. It was with a heavy heart that she set off on her way. “Lord, what a calamity! Her illness has got a name so long you can’t remember half of it. If only our Zinaida had stayed back

Grigory! ” cried Gran­ ny Pelageya, floundering helplessly in her son’s mighty hug. When at last she could feel firm ground under her feet once more, she started scolding him without further ado: “Why did you get out of bed? What did the doctor tell you? To lie flat on your back for a couple of weeks—keeping quite still. Have you gone right out of your mind? You’re not a little boy any more, don’t forget that.” “I might have known,” chuckled Grigory. “Valeri must have scared you out of your wits.

There were many elderly women among them. And then I suddenly realised that I was un­ consciously looking for my mother’s face. The grief that had been suppressed by the long journey gushed forth and filled my entire being. “Why do all misfortunes in the world happen to our family? What have we done wrong? First Father died and now Mother... My brother and my two little sisters are left orphans.” The local train arrived, the doors banged open and people began getting in. Half an hour later the

mumbled his greetings and stepped aside. “I’ve been waiting for you. I thought you weren’t coming,” Tanya said quickly. “You must be terribly cold.” She was glad we had come and didn’t hide it. “We had a long wait for the bus.” “Well, polite young man, let’s go to the dining­ room,” Tanya said to Kostya. “We’re having a birth­ day party today. Go pull the boys by the ears and then you can taste our birthday pies.” He eagerly agreed. She put her arms around his shoulders and they went off. “Wait

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