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Ilya Ilf

5 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

ILYA ARNOLDOVICH ILF (born Faynzilber, 1897-1937) was a famous satirist and humorist. In the 1920s, he contributed many pieces to the newspaper Gudok. His main works (co-authored with Yevgeny Petrov, see below) were the novels Twelve Chairs and The Golden Calf, and the non-fiction work One-Storied America. He died of tuberculosis.


The Little Golden Calf

Chtenia: Spring 2016
Chapter one of the award-winning translation of this classic novel of treasure hunting and cons.
Authors: Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
Translator: Anne O. Fisher

The Interplanetary Chess Congress

Chtenia: Winter 2012

Authors: Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
Translator: Anne O. Fisher
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The Golden Calf

Chtenia: Spring 2009

Authors: Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
Translator: Anne O. Fisher
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Wicked Cold

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2005
This 60-year-old piece of fiction by Ilf and Petrov is a our seasonally-appropriate Literary Insert.
Authors: Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
Illustrations/Images: Denis Petrulenkov

The Twelve Chairs

Russian Life: October 1997
In this installment of our quarterly literary insert, we present an excerpt from a wonderful translation of Ilf & Petrov's Twelve Chairs. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Ilf's birthday.
Authors: Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov
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