Stephen Graham (19 March 1884 - 15 March 1975) used to be a British journalist, travel-writer, essayist and novelist. His best-known books recount his travels round pre-revolutionary Russia and his trip to Jerusalem with a bunch of Russian Christian pilgrims. so much of his works exhibit his sympathy for the bad, for agricultural labourers and for tramps, and his distaste for industrialisation.
Graham used to be born in Edinburgh, the son of P. Anderson Graham, the essayist and editor of the periodical, kingdom existence. presently after his beginning his kinfolk moved to Cheltenham. on the age of fourteen Graham left institution and labored in London as a clerk within the legislations courts and the civil carrier. He started to examine Russian below Nicolai Lebedev, with whom he spent a vacation at Lisichansk close to the ocean of Azov - an event which all started a lifelong curiosity in Russia. presently after returning to Britain he gave up his task and again to Russia to hike round the Caucasus and the Urals. Thereafter he supported himself by way of his journalism and his books. He additionally taught English in Moscow.
In the early twentieth century Lord Northcliffe commissioned Graham to put in writing stories from Russia for his newspaper, the days. no longer lengthy after his arrival in Russia he met Rosa Savory, whom he married in Russia in 1909. He was once twenty-five; she, 40 years outdated. in the course of global battle I Graham chanced on himself within the Altai mountains, from the place he despatched debts of the conflict as visible from a Russian perspective, which have been released within the occasions and republished as Russia and the area (1915) and during Russian vital Asia (1916).
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