Eduard Samuilenok

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Samuilenok, Eduard Liudvigovich


Born July 23 (Aug. 5), 1907, in St. Petersburg; died Feb. 12, 1939, in Minsk. Soviet Byelorussian writer.

In 1934, Samuilenok published the novella The Kalenbrun Theory, which dealt with the struggle of Polish workers against fascism. The novella The Nation’s Hero (1935) also denounced fascism. Samuilenok based several short stories on the new way of life in kolkhozes. His best work, the novel The Future (1938), was about the consolidation of Soviet power in Georgia. Samui-lenok also wrote the plays Sergeant Drob (1935) and The Death of a Wolf(1938–39). He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor.


Zbortvorau, vols. 1–3. Minsk, 1952.
In Russian translation:
Izbrannoe: Budushchnost’ (roman), rasskazy. Moscow, 1951.


Vol’ski, V. F. Eduard Samuilionak: Zhitstse i tvorchats’. Minsk, 1951.
Pis’menniki Savetskai Belarusi: Karotki biiabibliiagrafichny davednik. Minsk, 1970.
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