SOKOLOV Alexander( Writer, Poet)
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Biography SOKOLOV Alexander
Sokolov, Sasha (Alexander Vsevolodovich) (p. 1943), novelist, poet. Born in Ottawa in the family of Assistant Military Attache. After high school, enrolled at the Military Institute of Foreign Languages, then moved to the journalism faculty of Moscow University. Lomonosov.
Started her career in journalism, but in conflict with his family, leaving journalism, working huntsman on the Volga.
In 1976, Sokolov emigrated abroad, where he wrote and published the novel "School for Fools", an experimental prose, consisting of poems and prose fragments, on the brink of reality and fantasy.
In 1980, publishes the novel "Between Dog and Wolf". "For Sasha Sokolov world of his works are always more real than the surrounding, invented by real events happened, the word - more real than the events he described. Therefore, the heroes of his novels and compose peresochinyayut my life ... change the names and stories, share them ... For him, the re-establishment era - its rebuilding, the creation of a new and different "- writes about Sokolov O. Dark.
Roman "Polisandriya", written in 1985, tells about the life nephew of Beria in the beginning of the XXI century. The author defined the genre: "Rosewood" - a parody of the historical novel, at the same time - in an erotic and memoirs.
Sasha Sokolov has defined the meaning of his art: "Literature for me - the game, not in the ordinary sense, but in high and severe. Game. Literature ... - Art with words. But I love language is not in general, namely the Russian language ... In Russian, there are things that are completely absent in other languages, and without which I would be interested. "