The kindest soul Nabokov
,, Once upon a time, Teffi, who was stupid and white-headed, sat in ,, Stray Dog ", in the cleavage for 48 people, and about the same number of young people with partings were sucked all together to her shoulders, and now this is a scary old woman with a face unusually similar on a galosh. "
(from a letter to Vera, 1936)
And Taffy sadly joked: “When they are young, they think - who is the first to love?” In old age - who will die first? ”. Narrating about the sad life of our emigrants, she could not resist the temptation to give the old, familiar proverb a completely new meaning: “The town was Russian, and the river flowed through it, which was called the Seine. Therefore, the inhabitants of the town said: live badly, like dogs on the Seine. ”
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Launch of the new British light cruiser HMS Newcastle, January 23, 1936:
Haughty Vladimir Nabokov
There is an opinion that Vladimir Nabokov did so well in the West as a writer due to the fact that from early childhood he was raised exactly as an Englishman. About family
B. Fedorov & quot; Serf Tagil & quot ;. Part Four.
Start here and earlier. Finally, I post another part of the tales of the hard life of the ancient Tagil people.
Cinema of the old Moscow.
Tomorrow is the last battle against BSTU
Dear friends. Yesterday and today have been hearings on the suit BSTU against me, students of witnesses and the editors of "habitation-Byto". Here "Society has the right to know."