Sofya (Sonia) Aleksandrovna Ivanova
Sofya (or Sonia) Aleksandrovna Ivanova, favourite niece of the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky (daughter of his sister Vera Ivanova). He wrote letters to her about himself and his work. She worked as a translator, translating Dickens and other English novelists into Russian.
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