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Safe Conduct

Author: Boris Pasternak
Translation: Robert Payne


Fall 2015
Memoir
Page 111   (10 pages)


Summary: Before committing himself to poetry, Pasternak considered pursuing a career in music. In these early chapters from his memoir he recounts his early fascination with music and his relationship with the composer Alexander Scriabin.


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