Henry GrévilleAlice Marie Céleste Durand (' Fleury; 12 October 1842 in Paris – 26 May 1902) was a French writer best known under her pen name Henry Gréville'''.
The daughter of a professor, she accompanied her father to St. Petersburg, studied languages and science and married Émile Durand, a French law professor at Petersburg, with whom she returned to France in 1872.
Gréville had already published novels in St. Petersburg journals: ''A travers des champs'' and ''Sonia'', and continued her production in France, first with the novels ''Dosia'' (1876) and ''L'Expiation de Savéli'' (1876), depicting Russian society. ''Dosia'' was awarded the ''Montbon'' prize and saw many editions. Her books were translated in many European languages. Provided by Wikipedia