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Vasily Aksenov in hospital

January 16 2008

In Moscow, hospitalized a famous Russian writer Vasily Aksenov. The administration of urban hospital number 23 is confirmed information about his hospitalization.

According to " Interfax "a source in the medical circles of the capital, a writer," was hospitalized with a preliminary diagnosis of suspected stroke. "Previously, the radio station Ekho Moskvy also reported that Aksenov hospitalized with stroke.

Reference: Vasily Aksenov was born August 20, 1932 in Kazan. Parents had been repressed, and up to 16 years, he was raised in an orphanage, and then my aunt. He lived in Magadan, where there was a settlement on his mother, Eugenia Ginzburg, author of "Cool route. He graduated from the Leningrad Medical Institute in 1956 Worked as a doctor in the Far North, Karelia, the Leningrad commercial sea port in the TB hospital in Moscow. In 1960 he published his first novel "Colleagues," author of famous works of "Star Ticket", "Oranges from Morocco," "Zatovarennaya barrelware," "The Island of Crimea", "Moscow Saga," and others. Considered one of the leaders of the so-called confessional prose, which uses city youth slang.

In July 1980 after the release of Soviet samizdat literary almanac Metropol writer temporarily left the United States, where he learned that he and his wife was deprived of his Soviet citizenship. Aksenov settled in Washington, joined the faculty of University. George Mason, where he taught Russian literature. After two desyatiletiyai moved to France. In 2004 the writer was awarded the "Booker - Open Russia" for his novel "The new volteryantsy and volteryanki.


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