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Price
$69.00  $63.48
Publisher
Blackstone Publishing
Publish Date
October 01, 2017
Language
English
Type
Compact Disc
EAN/UPC
9781538459799
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About the Author

Arkady Strugatsky (1925-1991) was drafted into the Soviet army and trained at the Military Institute of Foreign Languages in Moscow, from which he graduated in 1949 as an interpreter of English and Japanese. He worked as a teacher and interpreter for the military until 1955, when he began to work as an editor and writer. In 1958 he began to collaborate with his brother, Boris. Along with his brother, he is one of the most famous and popular Russian writers of science fiction. Together they wrote twenty-five novels and novellas, and their books have been widely translated and made into a number of films.

Boris Strugatsky (1933-2012) worked as an astronomer and computer engineer until 1966, when he became a full-time writer. Along with his brother, Arkady, he is one of the most famous and popular Russian writers of science fiction. Together they wrote twenty-five novels and novellas, and their books have been widely translated and made into a number of films.

Ramiz Monsef has spent several seasons as a member of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's acting company, and he is the playwright of OSF's 2013 production The Unfortunates. He has also appeared onstage in New York and in numerous regional productions.

Victor Pelevin is one of Russia's most successful post-Soviet writers. He won the Russian Booker prize in 1993 Born on November 22, 1962 in Moscow, he attended the Moscow Institute of Power Engineering, and the Institute of Literature. He's now been published throughout Europe. His books include "A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia, Omon Ra", "The Blue Lantern", "The Yellow Arrow", and "The Hall of the Singing Caryatids".
Adam Roberts is a writer and academic with a passion for science fiction. He is the author of sixteen SF novels, most recently 'The Thing Itself' (Gollancz 2015). He is also the author of 'The Palgrave History of Science Fiction' (2nd edition: Palgrave 2016). He lives a little west of London, UK, with his wife and two children.

Reviews

This melding of bureaucracy and the numinous is highly enjoyable and impossible to compare to any other work.

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

The best Soviet SF writers.

-- "Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"