Ludmila Ulitskaya may well be my favourite contemporary Russian writer. Just the Plague is powerful in its literary construction and moral clarity, not to mention its contemporary parallels
A voice of moral authority for differently minded Russians, and one of Russia's most famous writers
A great Russian novelist
Ludmila Ulitskaya on Granta.com
Fiction | The Online Edition
Just the Plague
‘It seems to be more than he can cope with.’
An excerpt from Ulitskaya’s newly translated novel Just the Plague.
Essays & Memoir | Granta 149, Europe
Ludmila Ulitskaya | On Europe
‘It seems clear to me that during the past ten years, Russia has reached the apex of its estrangement from Europe.’ Translated from the Russian by Polly Gannon.