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Ilya Surguchev (1881–1956)

After getting his college degree in Oriental languages (St Petersburg Univ., 1907), Ilya Surguchev became a writer who attracted the attention of the famous Maxim Gorky (Gor'kii). Through his "Znanie Press", Gorky helped to get Surguchev's first stories and first novel ("The Governor," 1912) published. Surguchev's biggest success came when he was ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Paris, France

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 1949 If This Be Sin (play "Autumn" - as Ilya Surgutchoff)

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Novel: "The Governor". See more »

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