ZOZULYA, EFIM. 18911941.
Autograph Manuscript of the story "Bandit's Fate," n.p., . Small 4to, 6 pp rectos only, in pencil, working copy with frequent corrections. Toned, light spotting to first page, paper clip stain.
Zozulya was a Soviet Jew originally from Lodz, Poland. "Bandit's Fate" was published posthumously in Soldiers' Laugh (1942). It seems Zozulya wrote this story while serving in the Soviet Army, he died as a soldier in 1941 from consumption.
The story begins at the time of the Russian Civil War and concerns a bandit who fought against the Red Army and who believed that he was immortal, but was killed.