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The Life and Death of the Mushroom Eater

Author: Semyon Ekshtut

Feb/Mar 1999
Page 24   (10 pages)

Summary: Alexander Griboyedov's day job (as a senior Russian diplomat) kept him from applying his immense talent to more than just a few works of literature. It also led to his tragic death 170 years ago.

This article appeared in the Feb/Mar 1999 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.