At 104-th year of life died a famous writer, winner of the prestigious Pulitzer prize
Died may 17, Herman Wouk, author of the famous novel “Mutiny on the Caine (The Caine Mutin). As reported by a literary agent of the writer, Wouk died at his home in California in my sleep.
Novelist was born in new York in a family of Jewish immigrants from Russia. He graduated from Columbia University, worked as radio writer and presenter. In 1942, Wouk went to the front, where he served in the naval forces of the United States and participated in military actions in the Pacific. During the war he found the subjects for his future books, who reads everything, writes the Associated Press.
In 1952, Wouk in his novel “Mutiny on the “Kane” won the Pulitzer prize.
The book is the story of an old minesweeper “Caine” during the war, the bunet on it and the Tribunal.
This piece was filmed, which got seven nominations for “Oscar”.
Peru also belong to the author of the book “Winds of war” and “War and memory”, which shows the history of world war II, and describes the life of soldiers at the front.
As previously reported, the writer who had criticized Putin, who was banned for publication until 1986, Andrei Bitov died in Moscow on 82-m to year of life. On the death of a cultural figure said on the page in Facebook the literary critic Galina Yuzefovich.
Among the most popular works of the author — “Pushkin house”, “pharmaceutical island”, “Flying Monks”, “Seven voyages”, “the Days of man”, “Catechumens”, “the symmetry Teacher”, “Subtraction hare.” However, the most popular book is still Bitov Pushkin house, a novel largely built his reputation as a postmodernist.
In March 2014, after the annexation of Crimea, Bits along with several other prominent figures of science and culture of Russia expressed his disagreement with the policies of the Russian government. Then, 90 well-known Russians on the website of “Novaya Gazeta” published an appeal in which they condemned the events in the Crimea.
Address, except Bitov, also signed by the writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya, the actors Mikhail Efremov and Alexander Filippenko, actress Leah Akhedzhakova, the musician Andrei Makarevich, film Director Eldar Ryazanov and many others.
We will remind, passed away Yuri Shevchuk: the musician have already said goodbye.
As he wrote politeka, also passed away the Creator of the cult films from Hollywood.
Also Politeka reported that he died a famous ally of Poroshenko.