Moscow-Petushki by Venedikt Yerofeev

"Moscow-Petushki" is a surreal and darkly humorous narrative that follows the protagonist's alcohol-fueled train journey from Moscow to the fictional town of Petushki. Along the way, he engages in philosophical discussions with fellow travelers, battles with supernatural forces, and reflects on his tragic love affair. The novel is notable for its unique blend of reality and fantasy, providing a satirical commentary on Soviet life.

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