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Fiction In Translation

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    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    Apricot Jam And Other Stories

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    In this, his atmospheric final work of fiction, the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich introduces an unforgettable set of characters whose day-to-day lives are transformed under the pressures of Soviet rule. These stories confirm Solzhenitsyn's position alongside Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Gogol as one of Russia's great writers.Paperback: 384 Pages- product dimension: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9781786894236Published by Canongate

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  • Albert Sánchez Pinol

    Cold Skin

    $21.00

    Translated by Cheryl Leah Morgan On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, in the years after World War One, a steamship approaches a desolate island. On board is a young man on his way to assume the post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the earth. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name. The rest is woods, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence and the surrounding ...

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    Naoya Shiga

    Reconciliation

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    Translated by Ted Goosen Shiga Naoya, the master of Japanese 'I fiction', was encouraged by acclaimed novelist Soseki Natsume to serialise an account of Naoya's feud with his father in the Asahi newspaper, but he repeatedly failed to deliver. 'Well then,' Soseki suggested, 'Why not write a novel about being unable to write?' In Reconciliation, published here for the first time in the English language, Naoya does just that, writing about failed or abortive creative works, while also fictionali...

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  • Natsuo Kirino

    The Goddess Chronicle

    $22.00

    Translation by Rebecca Copeland On an island in the shape of a teardrop live two sisters. One is admired far and wide, the other lives in her shadow. One is the Oracle, the other is destined for the Underworld. But what will happen when she returns to the island? Based on the Japanese myth of Izanami and Izanagi, The Goddess Chronicle is a fantastical tour de force about ferocious love and bitter revenge. Paperback: 320 PagesProduct Dimensions: 129 x 198 mmISBN: 9781786899170 Published by Can...

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  • Kader Abdolah

    The House Of The Mosque

    $23.00

    Iran, 1950. Spring has arrived, and as the women prepare the festivities, Sadiq waits for a suitor to knock on the door. Her uncle Nosrat returns from Tehran with a glamorous woman, while on the rooftop, Shahbal longs only for a television to watch the first moon landing. But not even the beloved grandmothers can foresee what will happen in the days and months to come. The household is set to experience great love and loss as it opens the doors to faith and politics. In this uplifting bestse...

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  • Dino Buzzati

    The Tartar Steppe

    $22.00

    translated by Stuart C. Hood Idealistic young officer Giovanni Drogo is full of determination to serve his country well. But when he arrives at a bleak border station in the Tartar desert, where he is to take a short assignment at Fort Bastiani, he finds the castle manned by veteran soldiers who have grown old without seeing a trace of the enemy. As his length of service stretches from months into years, he continues to wait patiently for the enemy to advance across the desert, for one great ...

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