Vladimir E. Maximov( Writer)
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Biography Vladimir E. Maximov
Maksimov Vladimir E. (1930 - 1996), writer.
Born December 9 in Leningrad in a family farmer, planted in 1933 in prison as a "Trotskyite". Maksimov besprizornichal, then brought up in children's colonies, of which six times running away.
He graduated from the school FZO (factory training), received the profession of bricklayer. Worked on construction sites, searching for diamonds on the Taimyr Peninsula.
From 1952 he worked in the Kuban, where he began to write. The first collection of poems, and poems "The generation of the clock" was released in 1956.
Maximov said of himself as a writer the story "a man alive", published in the collection of K. Paustovsky "Tarusa Pages" in 1964. Collection was convicted criticism, the editor removed for "political shortsightedness.
In the 1970's wrote the novels "We are adapting to the land" and "Seven Days of Creation". These novels have caused such a storm of condemnation that Maksimov was forced to emigrate (1973). In Paris, organized the journal "Continent", coming out in 11 languages. The magazine was conceived as a publication that combines the forces of resistance of the totalitarian system and ideology, and he fulfilled this role. At various times it worked Solzhenitsyn, Syniavsky, A. Sakharov, Brodsky and many other intellectuals.
. In the West, were published novels Maximov's Ark for the uninvited "," Quarantine "," Saga of Sawa, "publicist" Saga of the rhinos'
. During the 1990 Maximova novels were republished in Russia, and in 1991 published his collected works in eight volumes.
In 1992 in the Theater. Mayakovsky to put a Maksimova "Who is afraid of Ray Bradbury?".
. In 1990 the writer was returned to Soviet citizenship, which he was seized after he emigrated abroad.
. In his later years he often visited Russia and had lived in Moscow, hope for a speedy democratic change
. Reality has shown that hopes were premature. Presentations Maksimova sounded increasingly pessimistic and lack of confidence in Russia's future. In 1996, Maksimov died.