Volgin appreciated the contribution of Andrei Bitov in the literature

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotobanka Bits. Archival photoVolgin appreciated the contribution of Andrei Bitov in the literature© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

Andrei Bitov is one of the last Mohicans of Russian prose, almost no one left from his generation, said the Russian literary critic and historian Igor Volgin.

Writer Andrei Bitov died in Moscow on 82-m to year of life.

«This is a wonderful man, a great writer. One of the best writers of the second half of the twentieth century. He wrote well, becoming a rarity in our time. Many people remember him, know him. One of the last Mohicans of Russian prose, almost no one left from that generation. It’s a big loss,» said Volgin RIA Novosti.

Bits is one of the founders of Soviet postmodernism. Winner of numerous Russian and international literary awards. The author of the novels «the Pushkin house», «Man in landscape», «the Georgian album». The works of writer translated into almost all European languages.

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