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Nina Berberova

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Nina Berberova


Born
in Russian Empire
July 26, 1901

Died
September 26, 1993

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Nina Nikolayevna Berberova was a Russian writer who chronicled the lives of Russian exiles in Paris in her short stories and novels. She visited post-Soviet Russia and died in Philadelphia.

Born in 1901 to an Armenian father and a Russian mother, Nina Berberova was brought up in St Petersburg.[1] She left Russia in 1922 with poet Vladislav Khodasevich (who died in 1939). The couple lived in several European cities before settling in Paris in 1925. There Berberova began publishing short stories for the Russian emigre publications Poslednie Novosti ("The Latest News") and Russkaia Mysl’ ("Russian Thought"). The stories collected in Oblegchenie Uchasti ("The Easing of Fate") and Biiankurskie Prazdniki ("Billancourt Fiestas") were written during
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The Italics Are Mine

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Il lacchè e la puttana

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Le Mal noir

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La Résurrection de Mozart

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The Tattered Cloak and Othe...

3.84 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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“So we stood on the corner by the stationery shop and were deeply insincere with each other.
--The Tattered Cloak”
Nina Berberova, The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories

“Venise à la qualité de disparaître en un instant,de ne pas courir derrière le train avec des clins d’œil à gauche et à droite comme le font d’autres villes, mais de sombrer aussitôt, comme si elle n’existait pas, comme si elle n’avait jamais existé.”
Nina Berberova, Le Roseau Révolté

“Paris. Paris. There is something silken and elegant about that word, something carefree, something made for a dance, something brilliant and festive, like champagne. Everything there is beautiful, gay, and a little drunk, and festooned with lace.”
Nina Berberova, The Tattered Cloak and Other Stories
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