Outstanding Ukrainian writer Pavlo Zagrebelnyi has died

11:35, 03 February 2009
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Distinguished Ukrainian writer Pavlo Zagrebelnyi died last night.

The Union of Writers of Ukraine disclosed this to UNIAN.

Pavlo Arhypovych Zahrebelnyi (born August 25, 1924 in Soloshyne village, Poltava Oblast) is a well-known Ukrainian novelist according to en.wikipedia.org. Editor-in-chief of Literaturna Ukrayina (1961–1962). Author of short stories, novels about World War II, also social and historical novels. He is a laureate of the State Award of Ukraine (1974) and the State Award of the USSR (1980). He has also been awarded the Hero of Ukraine award for his works on August 25, 2004.

One of his best known novels is Roksolana (1980) about the life of Anastasia Lisovska, a Ruthenian girl from Galicia who became a wife Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent and played a prominent role in the sixteenth century Ottoman Empire.

Notable works: Dyvo, Epraksiya, Yaroslav Mudryi, Yevprasksiya, Yuliya abo zaprosennya do samovbyvstva, Pervomist, Pivdennyi komfort, Roksolana, Smert` u Kyyevi, Tysiacholitniy Mykolay

Zahrebelny works include:

"Thinking About Eternity" (1957), "Europe-45" (1958), "Heat" (1960), "Europe West" (1961), "A Day For a Future" (1964), "Whisper" (1966), "Kind Devil" (1967), "Wonder" (1968), "From the Point of Eternity" (1970), "Let`s Come to Love" (1971), "First Bridge" (1972), "Death in Kyiv" (1973), "Lathered Grass" (1974), "Eupraksia" (1975), "Lion`s Heart" (1978), "Acceleration" (1978), "Roksolana" (1980), "I am Bohdan" (1983), "Southern Comfort" (1984), "Expulsion from Eden" (1985), "Traceless Lucas" (1989), "Naked Soul" (1992), "Angel Flesh" (1993), "Thousand-Year-Old Nikolai" (1994), "Ashes of Dreams" (1995), "Special Security Zone" (1999), "Julia" (2000), "The Long Dreams Valley" (1995), "Heat Haze" (1995), "Clarinets of Tenderness" (1978), "The Sixth Day" (1985), and other novels and stories.

Zahrebelny`s books are translated into 23 languages.


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