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Vsevolod Garshin (1855–1888)

Garshin, Vsevolod Mikhailovich (gär’shin). A Russian novelist; born in Bachmut, Yekaterinoslav, Feb. 14, 1855; died at St. Petersburg, April 5, 1888. He was wounded in the Russo-Turkish war, and soon after finished his great work ‘Four Days,’ in which the sufferings and hallucinations of a wounded soldier are strikingly set forth. ‘A Very Little Story,’ ‘The Night,’ and several more novels came from his pen during the next few years. His increasing melancholy appears in ‘Attalea Princeps’ and ‘Night,’ two weird tales; and in the psychiatrical study of ‘The Red Flower.’