DescriptionThe fourth book by the great Russian writer (author of The Accompanist, The Italics Are Mine) to be translated into English. Three stories which chronologically paint a picture of the dawn of the Russian Revolution, the flight from its turmoil, and the plight of an exile in a new and foreign place -- all of which Berverova knew from personal experience.
New Directions Publishing Corporation
October 17, 1998
5.74 X 0.69 X 8.4 inches | 0.72 pounds
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About the Author
Marian Schwartz is a prizewinning translator of Russian literature. She is the principal translator of the works of Nina Berberova, Mikhail Bulgakov, Ivan Goncharov, and others.
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.