Undertaker

I. Yurka went over the potatoes: small, for planting; large, for food. He had only a few left: merchants had stopped transporting products from…


Night Buyers

The coming New Years’ holidays forced Serega to work as a night vendor at the Christmas tree market. His military pension was usually sufficient for…


The Companion

translated by Karina Simakova I. The phone rang very quietly and seemingly reluctantly. I was surprised, but nonetheless picked up the phone.…


Wheels

I. I had to go again into Gorky. In Russia, the leadership likes to rename the cities: for the past ten years, this metropolis was called Nizhny…


Disease

Serega obtained the disease due to carelessness. God, parents and nature had rewarded him with excellent health: Serega did not care about Him. He…


Born Dead

Pashka woke up heavily and reluctantly. The sparrows chirped, rustled by fallen leaves. Sunny beams, penetrating through the branches of the bushes…