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RED SHIFTING (III) - [Svidrigaylov is leaving for America]
Svidrigaylov is leaving for America.
About this "departure" of his I gave a talk at the University of Iowa in 1994.
After the talk a Chilean writer
sporting a newly fashionable goatee
asked me to write down Svidrigaylov's name in the Roman alphabet.
He had read "Crime and Punishment" but didn't remember there was such a character.
Hey, you, Svidrigaylov.
What do you think of pleasure?
It is - what each person imagines for himself.
Pain - Pain is something other than pleasure but not so much other as ...