Historical novel about the defenders of Port Arthur. Trofim Borisov is a writer who was one of the first in Russian literature to recreate the panorama of the defense of Port Arthur. His book can serve as a truly truthful document of a past heroic era. “Portarturtsy” is reliable not only from historical materials, but also from personal memories. Indeed, its author himself was a participant in the events described.
The literature of the Far East is rich in bright talents. Original and wise V. Arsenyev, philosophical M. Prishvin, romantically sparkling and epically wide A. Fadeev; V. Nagishkin, Y. Sangi — all of this A variety of talents was the glory of the Far Eastern literature. Among the others The talent of Trofim Borisov is also noticeable.