The most extensive collection of AA's poems, the 400-page The Flight of Time
in Russian), was published the year before her death.
5 March 1966
AA died at the age of seventy-eight, four months after her latest heart attack, at a sanatorium in Domodedovo
, near Moscow
. With a life full of hardships and loss, she had proved that "a fragile, lonely person . . . can achieve heroic stature."