THE SHIELD OF MINERVA

 

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“…The Shield of Minerva” is the name of a dish prepared from the livers of charfish, the brains of pheasants and peacocks, the tongues of flamingoes and the entrails of lampreys. It was invented by Vitellius, a gourmand who lived at the time of Emperor Nero…”

VLAD the author of quite popular novels going like hot cakes knows that his wife named ANNE is about to leave him for any architect. In order to keep her he acts as if he got an injuri while skiing. His friend from childhood named ROMAN that is now the managing director of a large hospital department helps him to do it. Diagnosis, hospital ward, as well as other details allowings to present this show as a truth – all that is doubtless thank to him. But ROMAN is doing that very unwillingly having pricks of conscience and dibing up only under the attack of his friend who is convincend that it is the only chance not to lose the women dearly loved by him in this situation, because she world never leave an invalid. This is that VLAD know exactly. And meantime till she will look after him he can invert something and try to save their erstwhile happiness, their past relations…

This is a story of people trying to be as happy as possible, actually, as all of us. And at any moment eeverone among them felt happy hopping eagerly that finely the life was a success, but this moment was soon away while the memory left, keeping also a pain…


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