Novelist and poet Fazil Iskander died after a long illness.
Writer Sergei Shargunov said that a classic of Russian literature of the second half of the 20th century, Fazil Iskander fought a long time with the disease. As a result, the poet and writer died on 88-m to year of life.
«Died Fazil Abdulovich Iskander» — said Shargunov TASS.
IA «National news» wrote» that he died the poet and writer Fazil Iskander. Media reported that the man felt bad and lost consciousness. The arrived doctors ascertained biological death.
Fazil Iskander was born in the city of Sukhumi on 6 March 1929. After finishing the Russian school in Abkhazia, the gold medalist went on to study in Moscow. In 1954 he graduated from the Literary Institute named after Gorky. In 1957, the young poet published his first book of poems, «Mountain trails». In the late 1950-ies he began to print in the magazine «Youth».
Fame and recognition Iskander brought a satirical novel «Constellation Kozlotura», published in 1966 in the journal «New world». In 1989, the novel shot the same film.
Peru Fazil Iskander’s works of Sandro from Chegem», «Remseck»,»», «Sea Scorpion», «the Thirteenth labor of Hercules» «Tree, «childhood», «Rabbits and Boas», «Sofijka», «Man and his surroundings» and others.
Fazil Iskander was awarded the state prize of the USSR and the state prize of Russia, prize «Triumph», was awarded the order «For merits before Fatherland» II, III, IV degrees, the highest of the Abkhazian order «Honor and glory».