ZOZULYA, EFIM. 1891–1941. Autograph Manuscript of the story "Bandit's Fate,"
Lot 3230
ZOZULYA, EFIM. 1891–1941. Autograph Manuscript of the story "Bandit's Fate,"
Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium
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ZOZULYA, EFIM. 1891–1941.
Autograph Manuscript of the story "Bandit's Fate," n.p., [1941]. 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.
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