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The Ears of the Hippopotamus and other matters: The Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation 2013

Having dismally failed in my quest to read the shortlisted books before the winner of this year’s Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation was announced, I set off yesterday for the award ceremony, to which I was invited having … Continue reading

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Freshta

The second of Stork Press’s lovely new translations sent to me for review is Freshta by Petra Procházková, translated from Czech by Julia Sherwood. As a student, Russian-Tadjik Herra falls in love with Nazir, an Afghan man also studying in … Continue reading

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