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Quotation by Ryszard Kapuscinski
A Warsaw Diary published in Granta (Cambridge, 1985) "A Warsaw Diary" Granta, no. 15 (Cambridge, England, 1985) "A Warsaw Diary" Granta (Cambridge, England, 1985) A Warsaw Diary Granta, no. 15 (Cambridge, England, 1985) A Warsaw Diary Granta (Cambridge, England, 1985)
The so-called new Russian man is characterized mainly by his complete exhaustion. You may find yourself wondering if he has the strength to enjoy his new-found freedom. He is like a long- distance runner who, on reaching the finishing line, is incapable even of raising his hands in a gesture of victory.
Ryszard Kapuscinski (b. 1932), Polish journalist. Independent on Sunday (London, Oct. 27, 1991).
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