Written: Written at the end of 1922
Published: First published in 1957 in the magazine Yunost No. 1. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1977, Moscow, Volume 37, page 549.
Translated: The Late George H. Hanna
Transcription\Markup: D. Moros
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This is what happened. The book, it seems, is from the Socialist Academy, and it is forbidden to take books home from there.
They made an exception for me!
It created an awkward situation—my fault, of course. Now you must take the greatest care that Gora reads the book quickly at home and returns it.
If necessary I can arrange for it to be sought in another place—so that the book will become my property.