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The past believed in dates. And everyone’s life consisted of dates, giving life a rhythm and sense of gradation, as if from the eminence of a date one could loo...[more]
The past believed in dates. And everyone’s life consisted of dates, giving life a rhythm and sense of gradation, as if from the eminence of a date one could look back and down, and see the past itself. A clear, comprehensible past, divided up into squares of events, lines of paths taken.
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The e-book was published on 2011-06-07, but the original publication was in 1996 -- in Russian

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The protagonist gets a job writing obituaries

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A flightless bird plays a prominent role

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The book was written by Andrey Kurkov

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MEDIEVAL FUTURE
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