The Art of Understanding People

Marat Gizatulin

Contemporary Russian master of short stories Marat Gizatulin presents a rare glimpse into the lives of ordinary Soviet citizens …
The lyrical hero of his texts – ” ordinary Soviet Proletarian” – the undisputed heir to the heroes and characters of such masters of prose as Zoshchenko and Ilf/Petrov .

Gizatulin does not invent characters or situations – Soviet life did it for him.

However, his prose does often looks like fiction – the fantasy of an inveterate liar. This lyrical collection of short stories, which is constructed from anti-lyrical blocks of material reminds us of the world of 19th Century Russia of Chekhov’short stories.

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