The Accompanist

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Price
$13.95  $12.97
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.29 X 8.0 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811215343
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About the Author

Marian Schwartz is a prizewinning translator of classic and contemporary Russian literature, including works by Leo Tolstoy, Nina Berberova, Olga Slavnikova, and Leonid Yuzefovich.

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.

Reviews

"A splendid, tragically beautiful writer capable of drawing unforgettable characters...sublime"