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The Woman With the 5 Elephants

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Svetlana Geier is well respected in European literary circles as a gifted translator who has helped create excellent German editions of the works of the great Russian authors, and has won particular acclaim for her translations of Dostoyevsky's major novels, which she calls "the five elephants." While Geier admires the work of Russia's literary tradition, her personal relationship with the nation has been a good bit trickier; Geier was born in Kiev, but her father, an intellectual, found himself on the...more

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