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Novel "In the Darkness"

Student: Daria Skvortsova

Supervisor: Maya A. Kucherskaya

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities

Educational Programme: Creative Writing (Master)

Year of Graduation: 2019

There is a brick two-storied house in the Prospect Lenina Street in a provincial town. It was built in the last century and only Valentina Ivanovna remembers its history. She is a retiree and the only house keeper while all others appeared here by chance. Rodka is a technical college student who came from the village, Inna left her husband with her daughter Alya, uzbeks Daler and Shahnosa stopped here on their way to Moscow. Residents exist peacefully next to each other until one day a plywood shield appears on Rodya’s window. This incident catalyzes a whole chain of events. Rodya oversleeps an important exam, Inna suspects that Daler keeps an eye on her, Alya increasingly disappears and only Valentina Ivanovna knows where she hides from her mother's cries. Next day Rodya manages to track down those who outweigh the shield and turns it into an advertisement. Now the fate of several people depends on his actions ...

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