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Valentin Rasputin

Soviet and Russian writer

1937   -   2015

genre: Village Prose, novel, short story, essay
country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Russia
native language: Russian
language of expression: Russian
educated at: Irkutsk State University
occupation: writer, journalist, opinion journalist, public figure
award received: USSR State Prize, Order of Lenin, Hero of Socialist Labour, Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" III class, Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" IV class, Order of the Red Banner of Labour, Order of the Badge of Honour, Order of Alexander Nevsky

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Valentin Grigoriyevich Rasputin (; Russian: Валентин Григорьевич Распутин; 15 March 1937 – 14 March 2015) was a Russian writer. He was born and lived much of his life in the Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia. Rasputin's works depict rootless urban characters and the fight for survival of centuries-old traditional rural ways of life, addressing complex questions of ethics and spiritual revival.
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Farewell to Matyora

novella by Valentin Rasputin

author: Valentin Rasputin


Дочь Ивана, мать Ивана

novella by Valentin Rasputin

author: Valentin Rasputin


Последний срок

book by Valentin Raspoetin

author: Valentin Rasputin

Money for Maria

1967 novella by Valentin Rasputin published in English translation 1998

author: Valentin Rasputin


Live and Remember

novel by Valentin Rasputin

author: Valentin Rasputin


Siberia, Siberia

author: Valentin Rasputin

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