Meet the Writers

Andrey Kurkov

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2 October 2022

Episode 357

30 minutes

One of Ukraine’s most successful literary exports speaks to Georgina Godwin. Before turning to writing, Kurkov served as a prison warden and later a journalist before trying his hand at fiction. He boasts a wealth of novels and screenplays to his name, including the bestselling ‘Death and the Penguin’. His latest book is ‘Grey Bees’, which details the turmoil in Ukraine through the eyes of a mild-mannered beekeeper.

2 October 2022

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