Yuri Druzhnikov

YURI DRUZHNIKOV (1933—2008) a Soviet Russian writer and author of a number of works of fiction and non-fiction. Blacklisted until the collapse of the Soviet Union, the first edition of Madonna from Russia sold a quarter of a million copies and was deemed one of the ten best Russian novels of the century at the 1999 Warsaw Conference. In 2001 the author was put forward by Poland for the Nobel Prize. He emigrated to the USA in 1987 and was a lecturer at the University of California at Davis.


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Angels On The Head Of A Pin

Angels On The Head Of A Pin

Voted one of the ten best Russian novels of the twentieth century.Angels on the Head of a Pin is set..

Passport To Yesterday

Passport To Yesterday

A moving and ambitious novel, this story concerns an exiled Soviet musician who finds himself back i..

Pushkins Second Wife And Other Micronovels

Pushkins Second Wife And Other Micronovels

Short fiction from one of the great contemporary Russian writers.In this heartfelt collection of sto..

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