Tuesday , December 1 2020

Memoir

Book Review: ‘Subtly Worded’ – Short Stories by Teffi from Pushkin Press

The Russian writer Teffi, whose real name was Nadezhda Alexandrovna Lokhvitskaya, enjoyed great popularity throughout the first half of the 20th century as she chronicled life in Russia before and after the Revolution and then as an emigre in Paris. But her work has faded into relative obscurity since. I …

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