valentin petrovich katayev

Katayev

[kuh-tah-yif]
noun
Valentin Petrovich [vuh-lyin-tyeen pyi-traw-vyich] , 1897–1986, Russian writer.
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valentin petrovich katayev

Soviet novelist and playwright whose lighthearted, satirical treatment of postrevolutionary social conditions rose above the generally uninspired official Soviet style

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