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Author Grace, Fraser.

Title Kalashnikov : in the woods by the lake : a play in eight parts / Fraser Grace
Published London : Oberon Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (81 pages) : illustrations
Series Oberon modern plays
Oberon modern plays.
Contents Front Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Characters; Prologue; Appendix
Summary This is a provocative new play about Mikhail Kalashnikov - the Russian inventor of the AK47 assault rifle, and a decorated Soviet hero. Set in Kalashnikov's dacha amidst the dark woods and waters of a fairy tale Russian landscape, a young journalist, Volkov, comes to interview the elderly Kalashnikov about his time on the front line and his subsequent invention of the AK-47 assault rifle. With the help of his daughter and grand-daughter, Kalashnikov initially welcomes Volkov into his home but as the questions harden and ambiguities appear in Kalashnikov's recollections, some painful and ext
Notes Print version record
Subject Kalashnikov, M. T. (Mikhail Timofeevich), 1919-2013 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Drama.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1849435782 (electronic bk.)
9781849435789 (electronic bk.)