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Russian Writer Boris Vasilyev Passed Away
11.03.2013 20:17
Russian Writer Boris Vasilyev Passed Away

On Monday, March 11, a famous Soviet and Russian writer Boris Vasilyev died on the 89th year of his life. The valedictory ceremony will take place in the Big Hall of the Central Literary Men's House in Moscow, on March 13, at 1 p.m.

      Boris Vasilyev was born on May 21, 1924, in Smolensk. When the World War II began, he was a schoolboy, but still volunteered for the army. He was surronded for three times but always managed to fight his way out of of the encirclement. Vasilyev was contused in 1943 and after it worked as a tester of a track-type and wheel vehicle.

      Vasilyev started his literary career in the fifties. He became famous after his book "The Dawns Here Are Quiet" (1969). The book was later filmed by Stanislav Rostotsky. The film of the same name was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category in 1972.

      The other famous novels by Boris Vasilyev are: "Do Not Shoot at White Swans" (1980), "Not on the Lists", "Tomorrow was a War", "Ivanov's Cutter". Altogether, Boris Vasilyev wrote over 30 novels, mainly of a war theme, about 15 of them were filmed. The images of Soviet war heroes and of ordinary people, whose characters revealed perfectly in the face of danger, were close and understandable to the Russian reading audience.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Boris Vasilyev obituary Russian literature Russian writers  

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