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Oleg Roschin

Location: Shanghai, Israel

Gender: M

Member Since: June 2015

Last online: April 2022

Open for read requests: Yes

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Last Updated May 25, 2019

The novel is dead - long live the novel?

So I wrote 7-8 chapters of the new novel.

And then I decided it was a bad novel, and stopped writing it.

Now I'm starting from scratch on a completely different story.

There will still be rabbits in it, of course :-)

Those of you who are still following my work - thank you so much for your kind feedback and encouragement. Wish me luck!

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Welcome to Booksie!

Please feel free to send me review requests - I will read and review your work! But please be nice and comment on something of mine as well. We all need support and encouragement, so let's try and help each other.


About myself:

I'm a Soviet-born musician from Israel, currently living in Shanghai, ethnically Jewish but religiously Christian. My interests include religions, philosophy, history, languages, and others. Among my favorite authors are Dostoevsky, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, O. Henry, Ray Bradbury, and Stanislaw Lem.


About my stories:

I write short stories in what one may call the "speculative fiction" genre: projecting our reality and my thoughts about it into a (hopefully) imaginary dystopian future. All my stories are set in the same futuristic universe and have recurrent themes, locations, and characters, though not necessarily the same tone or even the same style of writing.


The Inner Chronology of my stories:

1980 - In a Grove (Soviet Union)

2017 - Existence (Berlin)

2018 - Until It's Gone (Jerusalem)

2019 - Near Death (Shanghai)

2019 - The Light Side (Milky Way Galaxy)

2077 - A Christmas Story (Shanghai)

2079 - Nothing but the Truth (Shanghai)

2082 - PC Game (Jerusalem)

2099 - Strictly Confidential (New York)

2120 - Ichthys (Shanghai)

2121 - Scarlet Beast (Jaffa)

2121 - Genesis (Moscow)

2130 - The Force (Proxima Centauri b)

2133 - Of Dogs and Men (Wolf 359 a)

2136 - Eden Deleted (Alpha Centauri Bc)

2149 - Idols (Lalande 21185 a)

2191 - Murder in Sapphington (Proxima Centauri b)

2200 - The Fallout (Earth)

2200 - Down the Rabbit Hole (Earth)

2211 - Till We Have Monitors (Alpha Centauri Bc)

2277 - Greater Love (Earth)

2300 - Eternity (Shanghai)

2411 - Love Bytes (Alpha Centauri Bc)

2439 - And Now Abideth (Earth)

2599 - The Last of the Nsheos (Proxima Centauri b)

2666 - The End of the World (Proxima Centauri b)

2701 - Injil in Joules (Alpha Centauri Bc)

2797 - When Muses Die (Lalande 21185 a)

2876 - Enemy (Earth)

3033 - Redemption (Milky Way Galaxy)

3859 - The Bizarre Adventure of Lemuel P. Schwanz (Alpha Canis Majoris i)

3976 - A Tail of Love (Wolf 359 a)

4010 - Forward to the Past (Lalande 21185 a)

4010 - The Inquisitor (Wolf 359 a)

5133 - Deus Ex Narnia (Lalande 21185 a)


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