Constance Garnett entry: Overview screen.
19 December 1861
Constance Clara Black, later CG, was born in Brighton
, the sixth of her parents' eight children..
CG began working on her first translation, Goncharov's novel A Common Story
, which she published two years later.
1901 to 1904
CG painstakingly translated The Novels of Leo Tolstoy
: six volumes which included Anna Karenina
, Ivan Ilyitch and Other Stories
, and War and Peace
(which filled three of the six volumes).
17 December 1946
Just shy of her eighty-fourth birthday, CG died peacefully at her home, the Cearne
, near Limpsfield