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Ivan Bunin Biography

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Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (Russian: ´ ´ ´; 22 October 1870 – 8 November 1953) was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. The texture of his poems and stories, sometimes referred to as "Bunin brocade", is one of the richest in the language. The Soviet writer K.G. Paustovsky called the 1930 novel The Life of Arseniev an apex of the whole of Russian prose and "one of the most remarkable phenomena of the world literature".. Russian poet and novelist

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