Russian bookshelf: Liberty Island by Nikolai Klimontovich

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Nikolai Klimontovich

Liberty Island


Drawing by Natalia Mikhaylenko

Voice over by Igor Rozin

Translated by Kate Cook

Edited by Daria Donina, Alexander Ganiushin

Back music: Buena Vista Social Club, Bill Haley 

Born in 1951, Nikolai Klimontovich is a novelist, playwright, and literary journalist. Trained as a physicist he became a prolific and successful writer with a dozen prize-winning novels and plays to his name. His novel Road to Rome came out from Glas in 2005. Some of his stories and plays have been translated into Norwegian, Swedish and Polish. Many of his novels were nominated for the Russian Booker and other major prizes.


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