• The descendants of the Strugatsky brothers admitted defeat in the fight against pirates

  • Son of a Russian science fiction writer Boris Strugatsky, Andrei declared in Facebook, what books of his father and his brother Arkady again available on the official website devoted to the authors. According to him, publication of electronic versions of works associated with losing a fight with a pirate book sites.

    "In an old song sung: "And fight with a green serpent, the serpent wins!"" — written by Andrew. He noted that the decision to reopen the access to the electronic library was made together with the daughter of Arkady Strugatsky, Mary.

    "Law-abiding sites complied with our request to remove the book Strugatsky from the free access, but unfortunately, there are a myriad of resources absolutely not law-abiding, and to beat them, alas, absolutely impossible," he explained.

    Arkady and Boris Strugatsky — science fiction writers who worked in the period from 1958 to 1990. In their joint work included such works as "Monday starts on Saturday", "Snail on the slope", "Inhabited island", "Hotel "Dead Mountaineer"" "For a billion years before the end of the world" and "roadside picnic". Arkady died in 1991, and Boris in 2012.

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