Chapter 8

The Duel between the Professor and the Poet

[Poedinok mezhdu professorom i poetom]

banks of a winding river with a cheery pine forest on its opposite shore

Where is Stravinsky's Clinic?

A prototype for Stravinsky's Clinic?

Just like at the Metropole! -- Of course Russians became resentful of the fact that foreigners received special treatment, in part as propaganda for the Soviet Union. The Metropole was indeed a luxurious hotel.

Vologda--An old Russian town some 400 kilometers NE of Moscow.

Professor Stravinsky