Вениамин Каверин





Вениамин Каверин

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born
in Pskov, Russian Federation
April 19, 1902

died
May 02, 1989

gender
male


About this author

Veniamin Alexandrovich Kaverin (Russian: Вениамин Александрович Каверин; real name - Вениамин Александрович Зильбер, or Veniamin Alexandrovich Zilber) (April 19, 1902 in Pskov – May 2, 1989 in Moscow) was a Soviet writer associated with the early 1920s movement of the Serapion Brothers. The immunologist Lev Zilber was his older brother, and the critic Yury Tynyanov was his brother-in-law.

During the WWII evacuation in Yaroslavl, Kaverin completed his best-known novel, The Two Captains (1938-44), which colourfully recounts the adventures of Russian polar explorers before and after the Revolution. The book, awarded the Stalin Prize in 1946, was reissued 42 times in 25 years and was adapted for the screen twice, in 1955 and 1976. In 1966, Kaver
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