Sholokhov's homeland, where novels revive under the open skies

The complex occupies 40 hectares (98 acres), which for a regular museum is a rare luxury.

The complex occupies 40 hectares (98 acres), which for a regular museum is a rare luxury.

Sergei Smirnov
Vyoshenskaya received world-wide fame thanks to Mikhail Sholokhov, one of the village’s residents, who wrote the novel “And Quiet Flows the Don”, which won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1965. 

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