TV presenter Nika Strizhak lost brother

Телеведущая Ника Стрижак потеряла брата The woman shared with reporters the sad news. In the cultural capital he died a famous writer and Director Oleg Strizhak, author of the cult novel of the 90s “Boy”, for which he received a prize of a Literary salon Bordeaux.
Телеведущая Ника Стрижак потеряла брата

In St.-Petersburg has died the known writer, poet, documentary maker and radio presenter Oleg Strizhak, who was considered the literary successor of Vladimir Nabokov. Sad news to journalists, said his family. Sister men, TV presenter Nika Strizhak, shared that he has learned of the death of a close relative last night. The woman sincerely admired the talent of his brother and his human qualities.

On the causes of death Stryzhak not reported. The sister of activist literature also noted that in recent years he has been sick, so not managed to publish all my manuscripts.

“Oleg is our elder brother (the writer has two sisters Veronica and Julia. – Ed.) – it was a very difficult but amazing man, brilliantly educated, intelligent, independent. He was a writer, poet and historian with a unique gift, some perfect sense of the word and style. For many years the literary Institute named after Gorky in Moscow are taught to write prose Strizhak…” – nick told reporters.
Телеведущая Ника Стрижак потеряла брата

The TV presenter also told how she and sister Julia were interviewing the son of Vladimir Nabokov Dmitry in Stockholm. According to Stryzhak, it was “many years ago”. The woman remembered that the heir of the famous family was struck by their kinship with Oleg Strizhak. Dmitri Nabokov appreciate the works of the famous figure of literature and even compared them with the work of the parent.

“He was shocked to learn that we are sisters writer Oleg Strizhak, he believed that in a number of Russian writers Oleg is followed by his father and one of the French literary review and is written: “If you want to understand Petersburg, you need to read Dostoevsky, White and Strizhak,” shared leading.

Many fans of the St. Petersburg writer does not believe his departure from life. They devote Oleg Strizhak publications in social networks in which to remember his work. “I’m sorry. I read his book “the Boy” in 16 years – it was a revelation, love, mania. What in his book was then Petersburg, rock, love, the St. Petersburg winter. In memory of”, “Mournful news”, “the Kingdom of heaven,” write the users of the Internet.

Oleg Strizhak was born in 1950 in the city Picks the Turkmen SSR. Five years later his family moved to Leningrad. The future writer, he served on ships of the Baltic fleet, and then externally graduated from the faculty of journalism. Among the most famous works of Oleg Strizhak, “the Boy. The novel is in flashback, a novel about love, St. Petersburg a novel in six channels and rivers”, “Long NAV”, “Secrets of the Baltic submarine fleet,” the poems “the stranger” and “the Blows of the rod in the door.” The man led the author’s program “world of books” on “Radio of Russia” and has produced a number of documentaries about Nikolay Gumilev, Sergey Kolbasiev and Larissa Reisner. In recent years, worker culture has focused on the history of the October revolution and has published studies in small series.

During the conversation with journalists Nika Strizhak said that brother one of the brightest people of his generation. “I’m sure many more will discover now” – quoted leading to “Fontanka”.