Eugen Kluev

About the Author:

Eugen Kluev portrait
photo by / Portrait by Vladimir Ivanovich Geidor
Eugen Kluev
Copenhagen, Denmark

Eugen Kluev is a writer, translator, poet, journalist, lecturer, playwright, doctor of philology, theorist of absurd literature. He is the author of poems and of several textbooks in the field of verbal communication for college-level students. His absurd novel “Between Two Chairs” was at the top of Russian electronic library charts for years. His novel “Boomerang” was nominated for the Russian Booker. Famous Kluev cartoons have been included in school textbooks. In 1996, Kluev moved to Denmark, and in 2005, he obtained Danish citizenship. Kluev’s fairytales, in addition to being published in Russian, were published in English, Danish, French, Polish, Belarussian, and German.

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Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman
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Poetry Reading in Honor of Brodsky’s 81st Birthday
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