|Born||15 March 1937|
Atalanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Russian SFSR
|Died||14 March 2015 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||Irkutsk State University|
|Notable works||Farewell to Matyora|
Valentin Grigoriyevich Rasputin (Russian: Валентин Григорьевич Распутин; 15 March 1937 – 14 March 2015) was a Russian writer. He was born and lived much of his life in the Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia.
Rasputin's works show rootless urban characters and the fight for survival of centuries-old traditional rural ways of life. Rasputin's work are about the hard questions of ethics and spiritual revival.
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