Marlinsky, Cossack

Marlinsky, Cossack:

see Bestuzhev, Aleksandr AleksandrovichBestuzhev, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich
, pseud. Cossack Marlinsky
, 1797–1837, Russian novelist and poet. He wrote popular romantic tales in the Byronic manner. As an officer in the guards he joined the Decembrists and was exiled to Siberia.
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