Kaverin Benjamin A.( Writer)
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Biography Kaverin Benjamin A.
(1902 - 1989)
Born April 6 (19 NS) in Pskov in the family of musicians. In 1912 entered the Pskov school. "A friend of my elder brother Tynyanov, later became a famous writer, was my first literary teacher, inspired me with burning love for Russian literature," - write Kaverin.
Youth of sixteen he came to Moscow and in 1919 graduated from high school here. Wrote poetry. In 1920, transferred from Moscow University in Petrograd, at the same time enrolling in the Institute of Oriental Languages, graduated from both. Was on at the university in graduate school, where for six years engaged in scientific work, and in 1929 defended his thesis entitled "Baron Brambeus. History Osip Senkovsky ". In 1921, together with M. Zoshchenko, Tikhonov, Su. Ivanov was the organizer of the literary group "Serapion Brothers". First published in the anthology of the group in 1922 (story "The Chronicle of the city of Leipzig for 18 ... year). In the same decade, they write stories and novels ( "Masters and Apprentices (1923)," suit of diamonds "(1927)," End of Haza "(1926), the tale of the life scientists' Accuser, or even on Vasilevsky Island" (1929 ). I decided to become a professional writer, finally devoting himself to literary work
. In 1934 - 36 wrote his first novel "The Execution of desires", which seeks not only to transmit their knowledge of life, but also develop its own literary style
. This was achieved, the novel was a success.
The most popular product Kaverina was novel for young people - "Two Captains", the first volume of which was completed in 1938. The outbreak of World War II halted work on the second volume. During the war, wrote Kaverin front of correspondence, military essays, short stories. At his request, was sent to the Northern Fleet. It is there every day talking with the pilots and submariners, realized in what direction will work on the second volume of "Two Captains". In 1944, the second volume of the novel was published.
In 1949 - 56 worked on the trilogy "The Open Book," about the formation and development of microbiology in the country, to science, the nature of the scientist. The book has gained popularity in the reader.
In 1962 Kaverin published novel "Seven pairs of unclean", which tells about the early days of the war. In the same year the story was written by "slanting rain". In the 1970's created a book of memoirs "In the old house, as well as the trilogy" Lighted Windows "in 1980 -" Figure "," Verlioka "," Gala Day ". Died Kaverin May 2, 1989.