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Toilik was a real star — not only in his own house, but in the whole city. He was
one of the top ten on the long list of Moscow alcoholics picked by the police to be
expelled from the capital as part of the present Five- Year Plan. By waiting for the
"Come on, Toilik," I said. The door flew open and Toilik's back came storming into
the room. After the third bottle, he always walked backward, as if he had just
gotten off the Moscow-Tula Express. "Sash . . . gimme the guitar," said Toilik, ...
"I'm coming, Toilik," I shouted, and ran after them. There was no space for Toilik in
the wards, so the doctor set him up in a hideaway bed at the end of the hallway
where the linen was stored. It was good and bad — bad because it was terribly ...
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So many richnessess in such a small book. Such lovable characters. An indictment of a political system that never could work, no matter how hard it hammered its citizens into place. Read full review