The Destruction of Pompeii and Other Stories (Ardis Contemporary Russian Prose)

The Destruction of Pompeii and Other Stories (Ardis Contemporary Russian Prose)

Vassily Aksyonov


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Vassily Aksyonov was once born in Kazan, Russia on August 20, 1932. His mom and dad have been sufferers of the Stalin-era repressions. He used to be raised in an orphanage. He graduated from the Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) clinical Institute in 1956 and labored as a physician for the following 3 years. His first tales have been released in 1958 within the renowned magazine Yunost (Youth). His first novel, Colleagues, was once released in 1961. within the Nineteen Seventies, his paintings used to be stored from booklet by way of Soviet censors. In 1979, he in addition to numerous others released the magazine Metropol, which featured works that didn't obtain respectable permission to seem. He lived within the usa from 1980 to 2004 and taught Russian literature at numerous American universities together with George Mason college and Goucher university. His works comprise A price ticket to the celebrities, The Burn, Oranges from Morocco, The Island of Crimea, looking for depression child and Generations of iciness. He received the Russian Booker Prize in 2004 for his novel Voltairiens and Voltairiennes. He died on July 6, 2009 on the age of 76.

CONTENTS
Introduction

The Destruction of Pompeii translated via Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Quest for an Island translated through Susan Layton

Super-Deluxe translated via Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Rendezvous translated by way of Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Victory translated by means of Greta Slobin

The metal chook translated by means of Rae Slonek

Notes

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