FEN, Elisaveta Fen [pseud. Lidiia Vitalevna Zhiburtovich]

Title A Russian Family (Russkaia Semyia) A Russian Story for Beginners.
Illustrator Donahue, Patricia
Publisher London Neville Spearman Longmans Green.
Date 1964
Book ID 37339
First Edition  


Original illustrated stapled card covers, 76pp., illustrated in b/w.. In excellent condition. For second year Russian students: short texts with glossaries. Spearman publication with Longmans on-lay to publication details. The author, Elisaveta Fen (the pen-name of Lidiia Vitalevna Zhiburtovich, 1899-1983) was the daughter of a provincial governor in Belorussia. She emigrated from the Soviet Union to England in 1926. She established herself as a novelist, journalist and translator as well as writing her memoirs in English. As Lydia Jackson (her married name) she had a parallel career as a child psychologist.
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