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Fazil’ Abdullovich Iskander

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Fazil’ Iskander, USSR Author.

Background

Iskander, Fazil’ was born in 1929 in Sukhumi.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Gorkii Literary Institute.

Career

First poems published, 1952. Became known for his novel Sozvezdie Kozlotura, published in the magazine Novyi Mir in the mid-1960s. Best known for his humorous novel Sandro iz Chegema, USA, 1979, a censored version of which has been published in the USSR.