Born 1957 in Moscow/Russia.
Pjtor Aleschkowsky is experienced in the work of archaeology. He lives and works as a freelance author in Moscow.
Publications e. g. Stargorod, Seagull as well as in the Suhrkamp Verlag the novels Per Iltis (1997) and Der Erbe (1998).
In 1994 and 1996, he recieved the Russian Booker Prize.