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Alex contains articles about 5767 authors. 920 of these are translated into English. has been a main database resource in Swedish schools and libraries for 20 years.




Alex Dictionary of Authors

The Alex Dictionary of Authors contains information about fiction authors from around the world

The dictionary contains all kinds of fiction authors, including classical writers, Nobel Prize winners, contemporary popular writers, children's book writers etc.


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Pasternak, Boris
1890 - 1960

The Russian poet and prose writer Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow, in an art-oriented family. His mother was a concert pianist, the father a painter who also illustrated the books of his friend Leo Tolstoy. Boris Pasternak studied music during his schooldays, under strong influence of the...

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