- The Winter’s Hero (Magill Book Reviews)
- Little Whale, Varnisher of Reality (Masterplots II: Short Story Series, Revised Edition)
- Russian Long Fiction (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- The Burn (Masterplots II: World Fiction Series)
- The Island of Crimea (Masterplots II: World Fiction Series)
- A Ticket to the Stars (Masterplots II: World Fiction Series)
- Generations of Winter (Magill Book Reviews)
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- Author: Vassily Aksyonov
Other literary forms
Vassily Aksyonov (uhk-SYUH-nuhv) was primarily a novelist, but he also worked in many other genres. As a young Soviet writer, he produced short stories in the 1960’s that were enormously popular among Russian readers. He was also the author of numerous Russian film scripts and several plays, of which the best is Tsaplya (pb. 1979; The Heron, 1987). Children’s books and a fictionalized biography, Lyubov k elektrichestvu (1971; love for electricity), are also found in his oeuvre. His travel writings, especially Kruglye sutki:...
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