Tag Archives: Asterix

Carlos Ruiz Zafón on Translation

  There was a Mumsnet Book Club webchat with Carlos Ruiz Zafón yesterday about his latest book, The Prisoner of Heaven, tr. Lucia Graves. Given that everybody on the webchat was discussing the English translation of the book, it would … Continue reading

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A is for Asterix

Where else would you start with a canter through children’s literature in translation?! The Adventures of Asterix by Goscinny and Uderzo recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and are still going strong. Asterix, Obelix and the rest of the village of … Continue reading

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