Viktor Yerofeyev is a Russian writer based in Moscow. He was expelled from the Union of Soviet Writers as an organiser of the samizdat literary magazine Metropol and banned from publishing until 1988. He is a regular TV and radio host and contributor to The Times Literary Supplement, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books and The International Herald Tribune. His major works include Russian Beauty, The Good Stalin, The Last Judgement, Five Rivers of Life, Encyclopaedia of the Russian Soul, Men and God X.
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