SHISHKOV Vyacheslav Yakovlevich( Writer)
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Biography SHISHKOV Vyacheslav Yakovlevich
Shishkov, Vyacheslav Yakovlevich (1873 - 1945), writer.
Born on 21 September (October 3, NS) in the city of Tver province Bezhetsk a merchant family. At eighteen ends Vyshnevolotsk School.
Within twenty-one years (1894 - 1915) lived in Siberia, where he served in the Office of the Tomsk Region of Communications, made a long expedition to the edge, and Siberian rivers, the impressions of which will later in his work.
In 1908 appeared his first publication, but his major essays and short stories will appear later: "Krц¦l (1913)," Vanya jerk "(1914)," The party "(1915); story" Taiga "(1916) was approved by the M. Gorky and published in the journal "Annals".
After the October Revolution, which welcomed Shishkov, he leaves the service and deals only with literary works. It follows a cycle of essays, short stories, novellas and novel "gang" (1923).
Significant work Shishkov was the novel "Gloom-river", which was written in 1933 and placed its author in some of the most widely read writers of Russia.
For seven years working Shishkov over historical epic "Emelyan Pugachev (1938 - 45).
During World War II, continuing work on "Yemelyan Pugachev, Shishkov until the last days of life wrote essays and stories glorifying the patriotism of the Soviet people in the rear and the front. ( "Proud of the name" Storm "," Sergei "," guest from Siberia ", etc.).
Died V. Shishkov, quite a bit before reaching the Victory Day, 6 March 1945 in Moscow.