Cape of Storms

Nina Berberova (Author) Marian Schwartz (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
November 01, 1999
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.58 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811217651
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About the Author

Nina Nikolaevena Berberova (1901-1993) was born in St. Petersburg. She left Russia after the revolution in 1922, eventually settling in Paris in 1925 with her lover Vladislav Khodasevich. She moved to the U.S. in 1950 and taught at Yale and Princeton. In France she was honored as a Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Letters.
Marian Schwartz has beentranslating Russian literature for over thirty years, not only fiction butphilosophy, criticism, fine art, and history. She has published many books with such publishers as Harcourt, Knopf, New Directions, Doubleday, Yale University Press, Modern Library, and New YorkReview Books, as well as stories in Two Lines, Grand Street, The LiteraryReview, North American Review, andYale Review, among other magazines, as well as in anthologies.
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Reviews

Berberova's wonderful novel about three love affairs... Like Turgenev and Chekhov, of whom she is the rightful heir, is uncannily shrewd about romance, about its bright promise, without making her characters' real satisfaction seem trite.