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Family Politics

Vladimir Rybakov

Translated by Michael Glenny

'To this day, I do not know where my mother and father are buried.' Vladimir Rybakov writes about his turbulent early life and his parents' Communist beliefs.

Vladimir Rybakov

Vladimir Rybakov’s novels include The Burden (1986) and The Brand (1986). His most recent book is Creature: A French Russian Thriller (2005). He lives in Bulgaria.

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Translated by Michael Glenny

Michael Glenny was a lecturer in Russian studies and a translator of Russian literature. He achieved notoriety with his translation of Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita in 1967.

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