Thursday, August 21, 2008

Thus Enjoyed

I'm not sure it is possible to describe just how hard it is acquire a reputation as a drunk in Russia. -- David Remnick, Lenin's Tomb, p. 454

Erofeev stunned everyone by dying of throat cancer rather than cirrhosis of the
liver in 1990 -- Posted by Idle Words

For some reason no one in Russia knows why Pushkin died, but how to refine furniture polish --, that, everyone knows. -- Venedikt Erofeev


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