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Alexander Melentyevich Volkov - Europeana Collections
Alexander Melentyevich Volkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Меле́нтьевич Во́лков [ɐlʲɪˈksandr mʲɪˈlʲenʲtʲɪvʲɪtɕ ˈvolkəf]; June 14, 1891 – July 3, 1977) was a Soviet novelist and mathematician.Volkov was born in Ust-Kamenogorsk. He wrote several historical novels, but is mostly remembered for a series of children's books based on L. Frank Baum's The...