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Anna Nemzer

  • Original Title: RAUND
  • Publication date: January 2018
  • Publisher: AST
  • Country: RU
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  • Epoch: Contemporary
  • Time Period: 21th century
  • Location setting: Russia
  • Themes: SOCIETY DYSFUNCTIONS, Homophobia, Power, War and other conflicts, Modernization

Pitch

A bitter love drama offset against the most acute social developments in Russia, including gay prosecutions in Chechnya and poetic slams as the only (yet) possible form of a public dialogue in Moscow today.

Comments

Longlisted for the National Bestseller Award 2019.

Anna Nemzer is a Russian journalist and writer. Since 2008, she has been the editor-in-chief of the magazine 'Snob'. In 2009, Nemzer wrote the first part of the novel PRISONER, which was shortlisted for the Belkin Prize.

Summary

A bitter love drama offset against the most acute social developments in Russia, including gay prosecutions in Chechnya and poetic slams as the only (yet) possible form of a public dialogue in Moscow today.

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  • Author’s biography

    Anna Nemzer is a Russian journalist and writer. She graduated from the Historical and Philological faculty of the Russian State University for the Humanities. She worked as a journalist and an editor for the magazines 'Snob,' 'Russian Reporter' and 'Around the World.' She has also worked for the TV channel 'Kultura.' Since 2008, Nemzer has been the editor-in-chief of the magazine 'Snob'. In 2009, Nemzer wrote the first part of the novel PRISONER.PRISONER was published in the journal 'Znamia' and shortlisted for the Belkin Prize. In 2011, she finished the second part of the novel. The novel PRISONER is her debut in prose.