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Dmitry A. Glukhovsky (Russian: Дмитрий Глуховский) is an author and journalist originally from Moscow. Glukhovsky started in 2002 by publishing his first novel, Metro 2033, on his own website and granted free access to all the readers. The novel later became an interactive experiment, drawing in thousands of readers. Glukhovsky is famous in Russia for his bestselling novels Metro 2033 and It's Getting Darker.

He is also the author of a series of satirical "Stories of Motherland" criticising today's Russia. His novel Metro 2033 serves as the basis for the game Metro 2033. He has also written a sequel entitled Metro 2034, as well the last part of this trilogy called Metro 2035. Glukhovsky initiated and co-curated the Universe of Metro 2033 book series, bringing in authors from all over the world to contribute to his post-apocalyptic vision of Earth. Glukhovsky also worked on the comic books The Gospel According to Artyom and The Outpost.

As a journalist, Dmitry Glukhovsky has worked for EuroNews TV in France, Deutsche Welle, and RT. In 2008-2009 he worked as a radio host of a Mayak Radio Station. He writes columns for Harper’s Bazaar, l’Officiel and Playboy. He has lived in Israel, Germany and France. He speaks English, French, German, Hebrew, and Spanish as well as his native Russian. He covered the 2006 Lebanon War as a war correspondent under mortar shelling.

Plans for the Metro Universe[]

This project is a series of books, similar to the "Stalker", but much more modern and advanced. Each month a book will be released for the series, in which the action will take place in the "created world of my Metro in 2033". Many authors will participate in this project and tell their stories. Usually there will be other places where people just like in my novels are fighting for survival: to St. Petersburg, Minsk and other cities. In this series, the human race destroyed the apocalyptic world is gradually rediscovered. I was wondering why the makers of Fallout until now do not have any own series of books about the game. I think it would succeed well.

— Dmitry Glukhovsky

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