Ilyenko Vasily Pavlovich( Russian Soviet writer.)
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Biography Ilyenko Vasily Pavlovich
(24.III.1897, with. Shilov-Uspenskoe Dorogobuzhskaya district of Smolensk province - 23.I.1967, Moscow)
Born in the family of a village priest. Studied in Yuryev (Tartu) univversitete, which is not finished, as in 1917, Mr.. was drafted into the army. After demobilization he returned to the Smolensk region, worked in the Assumption volispolkome, a member of the Smolensk provincial executive committee, in charge of the provincial department of education (1921-24 g.). Edited the newspaper "Our Village", "Bryansk Worker (1928-30 gg.). In 1930. moved to Moscow and immediately turns to the center of the literary life of 30-ies. - Elect him orgsekretarem RAPP (1930-32).. Literary notoriety brought and. novel "The Leading axis. I. - Author of the novel "Salt City" series of essays and short stories included in collections of "Personality", "Native house" and others, a veteran of World War II. Military experience formed the content of his books. Battle of Smolensk subject of the book "Great Road", for which I. awarded the State Prize (1950). The last years of life and. worked on the novel "Stranger pain.
Vol.: "Eyes", 1942, Life, 1942, Life Force, 1942, Second Wind, 1943, on the other shore, 1945.
Lit.: Writers of Smolensk. - M., 1973; Work Path, 1950, June 21.