I about what do not wish to speak! Maxim has risen, descended on kitchen and has brought to it waters. She has greedy
drunk a glass to the bottom, spilling water on the grey dress.
All it concerns nobody, - she has told, returning a glass to Maxim.
It is not necessary to say that does not concern, - Maxim has told. - simply tell, on what he asked you.
I speak to you: he on what did not ask! He told, recollected, drew, arguedAs the boyIt appears, it remembers all! Almost
every day from morning and till the night! Where there was it where there was I that has told to the River as Volf lookedI
remembered nothing, and he shouted at me and forced to recollect, and I recollectedAnd as he rejoiced, when I recollected
something such that he did not remember!.
She has become silent.
It is all about the childhood? - Maxim has asked, having waited.
Well it is final! After all I speak to you, it concerns nobody, it only ours with it!. It and the truth was as the madmanAt me
already forces were not, I fell asleep, and it awoke me and shouted in an ear: and who then has fallen down from a swing?
And if I recollected, it sufficed me in an armful, ran with me on the house and shouted: correctly, all and was, the clear head,
correctly! And he did not ask you, what now with the teacher, where school friends? I explain to you: he on what did not ask!
You can understand it? He told, he recollected and demanded, that I too recollected...
Yes, I understand, I understand- Maxim has told. - and what he your way, intended to do further? She has looked at it with
You do not understand anything, - she has told.
Some time they were silent.
Maxim's voice: "in general, it is right. I have received answers to questions of Ekselentsa. I know now that Abalkin was not
interested in work Glumovoj that he did not intend to use it for penetration into the Museum, but I at all do not understand, it
pursued what purpose, arranging this night memoirs.
Sentimentality? A tribute of children's love? Returning in the childhood? I do not trust.
The purpose was practical. Abalkin well it has thought over and has reached, without having excited at the woman any
suspicions. After all she too obviously does not understand that it was actually. There is one more question. An unpleasant
question. It is possible to obtain on a physiognomy and quite deservedly"Majja Tojvovna, - Maxim has said, looking aside. -
tell, and than such your despair to which I was the involuntary witness in our last meeting has been caused? He has asked
also gauging, expecting explosion. But explosion has not occurred.
I was the silly woman, - Majja Glumova easy enough has told. - the silly woman hysterical. To me has seemed then that it has
squeezed out me as a lemon and has thrown out for a thresholdNow I understand: to it and really not to meI, the silly woman,
all demanded from it explanations, and he after all could not explain me anything. He knows, probably, that you search for it...
Maxim has risen.