Obukhova, Lydia

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(1924-1991) Russian author who began publishing work of interest as early as 1945, and whose books gained some popularity in her native land. Lilit (1966; trans Mirra Ginsburg as Daughter of Night: A Tale of Three Worlds 1974) tells the story of Adam's first wife, Lilith (see Adam and Eve), who meets an Alien assessing Earth for colonization. He falls in love with her, presents her with the gift of fire, and saves the planet from his own people. [JC]

Lydia Obukhova

born Kutaisi, USSR: 17 August 1924

died Zvenigorod, USSR: 26 April 1991

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