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Alexander Terekhov

Russia (b.1966)

Alexander Terekhov graduated from Moscow University's Department of Journalism and won acclaim as a writer of short stories. His work has since been translated into French, German and English. He spent his childhood in a small industrial town in central Russia, which still preserved "the spirit of the early builders of communism", and his resulting disillusionment underlies both the complex structure and the atmospheric milieu of The Rat Killer.