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

Compiled by way of Yuri Lopusov; foreword through Oleg Shestinsky

Another anthology that includes a couple of authors which are possibly sure to be new. There are, in fact, a pair that individuals might be conversant in. yet, i used to be mostly unusual with these amassed during this anthology....

There are a number of different anthologies of Soviet literature at the tracker; simply discover the "soviet literature" and/or "soviet poetry" tags....

Oleg Shestinsky. The course to Maturity
Translated by means of Holly S m i t h .................................................. 5

Nikolai Gladyshev. chilly AUTUMN
Translated via Katherine Judelson ........................................ 7

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

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

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

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

Pyotr Krasnov. SHIRKERS
Translated through man prepare dinner ....................................................... 239

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

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

Lev Salnikov. THE RING
Translated by means of man prepare dinner ....................................................... 375

Tenghiz Adygov. sizzling JULY SUN
Translated through Katherine Judelson ........................................ 431

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

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

Lyubov Yunina. adorning THE HOUSE
Translated through Katherine Judelson ........................................ 497

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