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Mariam Petrosyan

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Mariam Petrosyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia. After completing studies in graphic design, she spent 20 years as a cartoonist at the Armenfilm animated film studio in Yerevan and the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow. Her first novel, The House in Which… became a bestseller in Russia in 2009. It was shortlisted for the Big Book Award and the Russian Booker Prize.

The Smoker

Chtenia: Summer 2013
An excerpt from this novel of an orphanage for handicapped children, which caused a sensation when published in 2009.
Author: Mariam Petrosyan
Translator: Andrew Bromfield
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