Henri Troyat

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Henri Troyat 1911–

(Pseudonym of Lev Tarassoff) Russian-born French novelist, biographer, short story writer, and dramatist.

Troyat is a highly popular writer, known for his multi-volume historical sagas. He has also written several biographies of important Russian figures, such as Fedor Dostoevski, Aleksander Pushkin, and Catherine the Great.

(See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 45-48 and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 2.)

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