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Student: Elena Prokopova

Supervisor: Maya A. Kucherskaya

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities

Educational Programme: Creative Writing (Master)

Final Grade: 10

Year of Graduation: 2019

Hot summer of 2008, morning. A man with a tourist backpack walks down the street. When he reached the bus stop, he grabs himself at a throat and falls down, gasping for breath. A lot of things will have time to happen inside his head: he will realize his old dream and finally get that this dream has never been worth what he gave... This is a story about a slumber. But only if a person from 2008 can dream about a ball game on the smartphone screen, a portable color navigator and a popular song from the radio, which will be released only at the 2010. This is a tale of a purgatory. But only if you can leave the purgatory on a white elephant, run by an Afghan veteran from Central Asia. This is a story about an ordinary person who falls into the circumstances of a not very pleasant property. But only if these circumstances actually existed

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