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A romance with cocaine

Author: M Ageyev
Publisher: London : Hesperus, 2008.
Series: Modern voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Struggling with the confusion and insecurities that adolescence brings, Vadim seeks an outlet for his frustration. Following unfulfilling attempts at classroom rebellion, filial disobedience, and teenage sex, he is drawn further and further into the world of illicit drugs. As his desire to experiment with narcotics grows stronger, so too do his feelings of worthlessness and isolation; and his ultimate physical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ageyev, M.
Romance with cocaine.
London : Hesperus, 2008
(OCoLC)1019679458
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Ageyev
ISBN: 9781843914327 1843914328
OCLC Number: 85691828
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: Originally published: New York: Dutton, 1984.
Awards: Commended for Rossica Translation Prize 2009
Description: xx, 180 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Modern voices.
Responsibility: M. Ageyev.

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Struggling with the confusion and insecurities that adolescence brings, Vadim seeks an outlet for his frustration. Following unfulfilling attempts at classroom rebellion, filial disobedience, and teenage sex, he is drawn further and further into the world of illicit drugs. As his desire to experiment with narcotics grows stronger, so too do his feelings of worthlessness and isolation; and his ultimate physical surrender to cocaine mirrors his nation's psychological capitulation to a world where morals no longer apply.

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