“I fire up my imagination with images of revenge”

“I fire up my imagination with images of revenge—each more refined than the last.”

via www.nybooks.com

The opening line of Leonid Tsypkin's The Bridge Over the Neroch, which has just been retranslated and re-released. Susan Sontag called the Soviet refusenik's work one of the most "beautiful, exalting, and original achievements of a century’s worth of fiction."

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