Posts under ‘Books in Translation’

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco

 Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa Five words from the blurb: boy, hiding, violence, landscape, goatherd Out in […]

The Book of Fathers by Miklós Vámos

 Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Sherwood Five words from the blurb: Hungarian, family, generations, gift, epic The Book of […]

The Darkroom of Damocles by W.F. Hermans

 Translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke Five words from the blurb: occupation, Holland, assassinations, traitors, impossibility The Darkroom of […]

The Room by Jonas Karlsson

Translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith Five words from the blurb: colleagues, different, fable, reality, office The Room is […]

Minor Angels by Antoine Volodine

 Translated from the French by Jordan Stump Five words from the blurb: postcataclysmic, immortal, angels, avenging, dark I bought a […]

Strangers by Taichi Yamada

 Translated from the Japanese by Wayne P Lammers Five words from the blurb: ghost, parents, grief, isolation, reality Strangers begins with […]