Posts under ‘Novella’

Walkabout by James Vance Marshall

 Source: Personal Copy Five words from the blurb: Australia, outback, survival, Aboriginal, cultures Walkabout is a classic book about two […]

Christ’s Entry Into Brussels by Dimitri Verhulst

   Source: Free review copy received from publisher Translated from the Dutch by David Colmer Five words from the blurb: Jesus, Belgium, publicity, […]

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

 Source: Library Translated from the German by Charlotte Collins Shortlisted for 2016 MAN Booker International Prize Five words from the […]

Kauthar by Meike Ziervogel

  Source: Free review copy received from publisher Five words from the blurb: Islam, rituals, love, extremism, terrifying Kauthar follows a young […]

Two Wonderful Novellas in Translation

 Source: Free review copy received from publisher Translated from the Norwegian by Agnes Scott Langeland Professor Andersen’s Night by Dag […]

Two Disappointing Novellas: The Day of the Owl and The Guest Cat

The Day Of The Owl by Leonard Sciascia Translated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun Five words from the blurb: Sicily, murder, mafia, […]