Larissa Volokhonsky





Larissa Volokhonsky

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Larissa Volokhonsky (Russian: Лариса Волохонская) is a Russian-born translator who frequently collaborates with her American-born husband, Richard Pevear, on translations of works mainly in Russian, but also French, Italian, and Greek. Their translations have been nominated three times and twice won the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize (for Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov). Their translation of Dostoevsky's The Idiot also won the first Efim Etkind Translation Prize.


Average rating: 4.25 · 196,049 ratings · 10,081 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
The Brothers Karamazov
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 116,062 ratings — published 1878 — 709 editions
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Demons
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 16,087 ratings — published 1870 — 304 editions
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Crime and Punishment
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 285,245 ratings — published 1866 — 1091 editions
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Anna Karenina
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 297,126 ratings — published 1877 — 15 editions
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The Idiot
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 55,557 ratings — published 1869 — 486 editions
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The Master and Margarita
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 89,457 ratings — published 1966 — 376 editions
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich an...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 36,916 ratings — published 1884 — 278 editions
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Dead Souls (Everyman's Libr...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 29,787 ratings — published 1842 — 360 editions
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Stories
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 90 ratings4 editions
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Notes from Underground (Eve...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 58,792 ratings — published 180 — 475 editions
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