Liza Alexandrova-Zorina was born in 1984 in a little town on Cola Peninsula beyond the Arctic Circle (the setting of her prize-winning novel, The Little Man). She later settled in Moscow and became a prolific journalist, film-maker, popular columnist and a public activist. Liza was a finalist in two important literary competitions: the Debut Prize and the NOS Literary Prize with her novel The Little Man, and was also the winner of the Northern Star Prize for her collection of short stories The Rebel. She has written four novels, which have published in French, English, Arabic, Hindi, Ukrainian and Estonian.
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Russia on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
‘The Russian people suffer from a victim complex: they believe that nothing depends on them, and by them nothing can be changed.’