The protagonist Mikhail Nosov is a simple worker. His life consists of work
at the machine tool and loneliness in a small rented apartment, TV, the
Internet and visiting cheap night clubs.
Once Nosov gets acquainted with a prostitute by the name of Diana. Nosov
likes Diana and hires her as escort. Diana should live in his apartment.
However, Diana turns out completely different to what Nosov imagined her
to be, and his life takes an abrupt turn: unexpectedly he goes against his
fi rm principles, changes priorities and understands that life is not as onedimensional as it seemed to him from the conversations with colleagues
and news programmes.