Vasiliev Boris Lvovich (born in 1924), prose writer, playwright.
Born May 21 in Smolensk in the family of a serviceman. Refers to the generation of young men, who were destined from the school bench to step into the heat of war. He fought in the airborne troops.
After the war he graduated from the Military Academy of Armored Forces (1948), served in the army, was a testing engineer of transport vehicles in the Urals. B. Vasilyev’s literary debut took place in 1955, when the play “Officer” was published, followed by “Knock and Open” (1939), “My Fatherland, Russia” (1962).
In 1969 the novel “A Dawns Here Are Quiet” appears in print, which brought the author wide popularity. The story was staged, and
The following works of B. Vasiliev invariably aroused public interest, confirming the writer’s talent: the story “The Last Day” (1970); novel “Do not shoot white swans” (1973); novel “The lists did not appear” (1974). All three works were filmed, Peru B. Vasiliev belongs to the historical novel “Were and nebyli” (1977 – 80), the autobiographical novel “My horses are flying…” (1982), the book “The Burning Bush” (1986) and ” evening,
In 1991, there are two stories, “Drop by Drop” and “Carnival”, next year – a new work – “The House That Grandfather Built”, in 1990 – an essay “There is such a profession.” Recently finished a new historical novel “Yaroslav and his Sons”, dedicated to the time of Alexander Nevsky. Currently she is working on the work “Quench My Sorrows.” Lives in Moscow.
A short biography from the book: Russian writers and poets. A short biographical dictionary. Moscow, 2000.