Monday, June 29, 2009
Zhemchug (Margarita Aloft)
"I'll tell you a fairy tale," said Margarita, and put her hand on top of the boy's close-cropped head, "Once upon a time there was a lady. She had no children and no happiness either. At first she cried for a long time, but then she became wicked..." Margarita fell silent, and took her hand away--the boy was sleeping."
[Mikhail Bulgakov, tr. Burgin & O'Connor]
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