Short historical story. Slightly naive but very amusing interpretation of the ancient history .
A short novel of ghosts and the evil that can be invested in an object, in this case an extremely fine Stradivarius violin.
Russian officers Zhilin and Kostilin captured by the mountain tribe during Caucasus War. This is a classical short story made very modern by the situations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Chechnya.
Fascinating historical researches into the Christian legend of Wandering Jew