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David Magarshack (23 December 1899 – 1977) was a Latvian-born translator and biographer of Russian authors, best known for his translations of Dostoevsky.
Total Books: 10
Magarshack was born in Riga, in present-day Latvia (Riga was then part of Russia), travelled to Britain in 1920 and became naturalized in 1931.
After graduating from University College London in English Language and Literature, he worked in Fleet Street and published a number of novels.
He was the biographer of Chekhov (1952, 1955(US)), Gogol (1957), Dostoevsky (1962), Pushkin (1967), Stanislavsky (1951, 1976) and Turgenev (1954), but he is best remembered for his translations of Dostoevsky.
Magarshack died in London in 1977.