Fiction in Translation (French) #1
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This particular reading list is "Fiction in Translation (French) #1" and contains a selection of several interesting works of French fiction in translation.
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery [Gallic Books] Price: £7.78 EUR 10,64 EUR 7,86 EUR 8,08 Title: “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” Author: Muriel Barbery Translator: Alison Anderson Genre: Fiction in Translation – French “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery: A Review Renée is the concierge of a grand Parisian apartment […]
Voice Over by Celine Curiol [Faber & Faber Ltd] Price: £10.99 EUR 8,15 EUR 8,30 EUR 12,62 Title: “Voice Over” Author: Celine Curiol Translator: Sam Richard Genre: Fiction in Translation – French “Voice Over” by Celene Curiol: A Review A young woman works in Paris at the Gare du Nord. She spends every day talking […]
Some Dream for Fools by Faiza Guene [Mariner Books] Price: £11.39 EUR 13,69 EUR 13,49 EUR 20,92 Title: “Some Dream for Fools” Author: Faiza Guene Translator: Jenna Johnson Genre: Fiction in Translation – French “Some Dream for Fools” by Faiza Guene Faiza Guene is a rising French author who enjoyed international success with her novel […]
The Angel’s Promise by Frederic Lenoir [Pegasus] Price: £9.31 EUR 7,63 – EUR 9,28 Title: “The Angel’s Promise” Author: Frederic Lenoir and Violette Cabesos Translator: Elsbeth Ranke Genre: Fiction in Translation – French “The Angel’s Promise” by Frederic Lenoir and Violette Cabesos: A Review An international bestseller and award-winning thriller that takes its reader on […]
Astragal (Serpent’s Tail Classics) by Albertine Sarrazin [Serpent’s Tail] Price: £8.46 EUR 10,64 EUR 8,99 EUR 9,56 Title: “Astragal” Author: Albertine Sarrazin Translator: Patsy Southgate Genre: Fiction in Translation – French “Astragal” by Albertine Sarrazin: A Review Albertine Sarrazin was an enigmatic outsider who had spent time in jail and who wrote only two novels […]
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