Sketches Of Soviet Russia; Whole Cloth And Patches by John Cushing VarneySketches Of Soviet Russia; Whole Cloth And Patches by John Cushing Varney

Sketches Of Soviet Russia; Whole Cloth And Patches

byJohn Cushing Varney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920. Excerpt: ... WHOLE CLOTH A DIALOGUE ON POLITICAL REALISM CHARACTERS Michail Sergeivitch Steklov, a professor. Alexis Petrovich Zolodeen, who has come to manhood during the war. Piotr Vassilievitch Semyonov, a judge. Frank Plaistead, an American. Pavel Andreivitch Alexieff, a Russian gentleman; known as " Pasha." Nicolai Ivanovitch Solkov, an artist; known as "Chastleevy," which, translated, means "happy." Burtsev, a waiter, also proprietor of the cafe. Carl Mardinburg, an Austrian war-prisoner. A Beggar, Guests of the Cafe, Men of the Crowd outside. It is seven o'clock of an August evening m the Zolodeen Park at Nishni Novgorod in 1918. It has been a hot day, but now a breeze plays among the trees. At a table in the corner of the veranda of the Burtsev Cafe sit six men talking animatedly; smoking continuously, and occasionally drinking beer or fruit-water. Their conversation sometimes attracts a group of listeners. From this corner of the cafe, the veranda being high, one can see boats passing on the river, and, now and then, a large steamer sliding impressively into dock. Past the cafe, on the path several yards away, the crowd moves in two opposite streams, matching the war-hydroplanes at their evening practice, and talking vivaciously. A barefooted newsboy enters the cafe with the afternoon telegram sheets. Alexis Peteovich, the youngest man at the table, buys one and reads it eagerly with his friend at his left, Michail SeegeiVitch Steklov. This friend is a striking person, with thick white hair, kindly wrinkles, large head, short neck; his cheeks have good color; he wears a low collar and a dark-red tie that becomes him well. Alexis Peteovich is fresh in face; he has a slight figure, an oval head, abundance of curly hair, and small but perfect features. In fact, ...
Title:Sketches Of Soviet Russia; Whole Cloth And PatchesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217994040

ISBN - 13:9780217994040