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Only that famous vile bit of breathlessness of his, at the end of a sentence, was
already there, yes, already there. When he stood, head and arms lowered, before
my brother, who was greeting him with affectionate exclamations, still trying to ...
So little: her averted eyes, her pale cheek, a lock of black hair, and, as a vague
secondary character, beads or something around her neck. So little! Yet that
careless sketch, that half-finished image already was his wife, and its momentary
But when Katya and I once again found ourselves in Petersburg, and it had
already snowed more than once, and the wooden paving blocks were already
filmed with that yellowish layer — a mixture of snow and horse dung — without
which I ...
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TYRANTS DESTROYED AND OTHER STORIESUser Review - Kirkus
Thirteen not-so-new stories from the audacious doyen of self-conscious artifice — twelve of them dated between 1924 and 1939 from Berlin, Paris, Mentone, and portraying the proud but slightly down at ... Read full review