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

Compiled by means of Yuri Lopusov; foreword by means of Oleg Shestinsky

Another anthology that includes a few authors which are potentially guaranteed to be new. There are, after all, a pair that folks will be accustomed to. yet, i used to be mostly unexpected with these accumulated during this anthology....

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

Nikolai Gladyshev. chilly AUTUMN
Translated by way of Katherine Judelson ........................................ 7

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

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

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

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

Pyotr Krasnov. SHIRKERS
Translated by means of man cook dinner ....................................................... 239

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lyubov Yunina. adorning THE HOUSE
Translated by way of Katherine Judelson ........................................ 497

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