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

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 used to be born in Kazan, Russia on August 20, 1932. His mom and dad have been sufferers of the Stalin-era repressions. He was once raised in an orphanage. He graduated from the Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) clinical Institute in 1956 and labored as a physician for the subsequent 3 years. His first tales have been released in 1958 within the well known magazine Yunost (Youth). His first novel, Colleagues, used to be released in 1961. within the Seventies, his paintings used to be stored from e-book via Soviet censors. In 1979, he in addition to a number of others released the magazine Metropol, which featured works that didn't obtain professional permission to seem. He lived within the usa from 1980 to 2004 and taught Russian literature at a number of American universities together with George Mason collage and Goucher university. His works contain A price tag to the celebrities, The Burn, Oranges from Morocco, The Island of Crimea, looking for depression child and Generations of iciness. He gained 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 by means of Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Quest for an Island translated via Susan Layton

Super-Deluxe translated by way of Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Rendezvous translated by way of Joel Wilkinson & Slava Yastremski

Victory translated through Greta Slobin

The metal poultry translated via Rae Slonek

Notes

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