A famous Soviet writer-dissident Anatoly Gladilin died on 84-m to year of life, reports RIA Novosti, citing the newspaper “Culture”.
It is reported that he died in Paris, where he lived for the last 42 years. Cause of death not known.
In the days of the USSR Anatoly Gladilin worked as head of literature and art in the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets”, and then editor at the Gorky film Studio.
In 1956 he wrote the novel “Chronicle of times of Victor Podgursky has”, which caused a wide resonance in the Soviet society. Gladilin was a critic of the government, which was forced in 1976 with his family to emigrate to France.
In Paris, he wrote such famous works as “FSR. The French Soviet socialist Republic”, “Swindlers, welcome to Paris!”, “Street of generals”.