Robert Chandler

Robert Chandler’s translations from Russian include Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate, Everything Flows and The Road, Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Aleksander Pushkin’s Dubrovsky and The Captain’s Daughter.  His translation of Hamid Ismailov’s The Railway and his co-translations (with Elizabeth Chandler, Olga Meerson and others) of works by Andrey Platonov have won prizes both in the UK and in the USA. Robert Chandler is the editor of Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida (Penguin Classics) and the author of Alexander Pushkin (in the Hesperus ‘Brief Lives’ series).  For the last six years he has taught part-time at Queen Mary, University of London, and he has for many years been a committee member of the Pushkin Club (London).
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