SAINT PETERSBURG, September 28. /TASS/. The monument to the writer Sergey Dovlatov, established in St. Petersburg in early September, the anniversary of the writer, removed to complete the idea of the sculptor and strengthen the base of the statue. About it reported in a press-service of city Committee for state control, use and protection of monuments of history and culture (KGIOP).
“the Sculptural composition is currently in the Studio author Vyacheslav Buhaev. The monument will be modified: add to it a door, a Desk and a typewriter. Will also work on completion of patination, which is possible only in a workshop. For the production of these works the sculptor will take a few days, in the near future a monument will return to the place of its installation,” – said the Committee.
the location of the monument will be made of the work on foundations.
“as soon As work on the establishment of the Foundation will be completed (according to the technology, the material needs to get stronger in a few days – approx.TASS), it will be possible installation of the monument,” – said the press service of the Committee.
the Monument to Dovlatov put it on the sidewalk in front of the house 23 on Rubinsteina street, where the writer lived. His installation took place at an accelerated rate, to officially open it in the framework of the events dedicated to the 75th anniversary since the birth of the famous writer. A few days ago in the media appeared information that the monument be dismantled.
Sergei Dovlatov (1941-1990) was born in Ufa, where he was evacuated to his parents. In 1944, the family returned to Leningrad. In 1978 Dovlatov emigrated to the United States, was one of the founders and chief editor of the Russian-speaking newspaper “the New American” (1980-1982), the yield in America. Died writer in new York.
Among the most famous books Dovlatov’s “the Suitcase”, “Zone: notes of a Warder”, “Solo on the underwood”, “Compromise”, “Preserve”.
in Pskov In memory of Dovlatov festival “Reserve”. In Pushkinskiye Gory, Pskov region, where at one time worked as a writer and this activity formed the basis of the novel “the Reserve”, in the festival, literary meetings with poets and prose writers. The first festival of the “Reserve” took place in 2015. In 2014, in the village of Berezino Pushkinogorskaya district of the Pskov region opened the first memorial house in memory of the writer in Russia.
In St. Petersburg in honor of the writer in September, a festival of “D-Day”. Based on the novel “Compromise” Dovlatov in 2015 released film Director Stanislav Govorukhin “the End of a great era” with Svetlana Khodchenkova and Sergey Garmash.
the Name of the writer in June 2014 was named a street in new York, Sergei Dovlatov Way, where he lived in exile for the last 12 years of his life and published 12 books, while working in Newspapers and magazines.