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November 1, 2016

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Sophie Pinkham

The Kingdom of the Dead

For post-Soviet people, Crimea was a gigantic madeleine.

We had to get away from the Moldovans: one morning I looked out of our cave and saw one of them standing on a rock and playing his drimba, or mouth harp, wearing nothing but a bandanna and a plaid shirt, his penis flapping in time with his twanging.

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