Published by: Czech Republic - Svet sovetu (1968), Estonia - Perioodika (1967), France - Les Editeurs Francais Reunis (1972), Germany - Volk und Welt (1968), Piper (1973), Verlag der Nation (1984), Hungary - Magveto (1968), Poland - Iskry (1971), Japan - Gunzosha (1985), Italy - Sellerio di Giorgianni (1988), Latvia - Liesma (1968), The Netherlands - Van Oorschot (1980), Slovakia - Obzor (1967), Sweden - AWE/Geber (1977), Romania - Colectia Meridiane (1968), Turkey - Hurriyet (1974), USA - ARDIS (1975), Overlook Press (2015)
Sozvezdie kozlotura (variously translated as "The Goatibex Constellation," "The Constellation of the Goat-Buffalo," and "Constellation of Capritaurus") is written from the point of view of a young newspaperman who returns to his native Abkhazia, joins the staff of a local newspaper, and is caught up in the publicity campaign for a newly produced farm animal, a cross between a goat and a West Caucasian tur (Capra...
Rights sold: China - Waiguo Wenyi (magazine rights), Lithuania – Metai (magazine rights), Hungary - Nagy Vilag (magazine rights), Slovakia - Svetovej Literatury (magazine rights), Serbia – Reč (magazine rights), Russia – Art House Media
Main theme of this collection of short stories by Vladislav Otroshenko is memories of the author about his childhood years spent in his native region near river Don, where Iranian, Greek, Roman, Turkic, Mongolian and Slavic traditions mixed freely. Otroshenko masterfully mixes reality with self-invented myths, using a number of unconventional techniques in order to introduce nonlinearity into his works.