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Dom Casmurro

The classic of Brazilian literature. First published in 1899, Dom Casmurro is acknowledged as the finest achievement of the Brazilian novelist Machado de Assis and among the most important novels ever written in the Portuguese language. Bentinho, only child of … Continue reading

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Damian Flanagan introduces Soseki’s Three-Cornered World

an extract from Damian Flanagan’s introduction to The Three-Cornered World by Natsume Soseki   . . . a classic translation of one of the most famous works of Japanese literature, a tour de force by the writer universally recognized in … Continue reading

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Europe’s best indie novels

Thanks to Dedalus Books for including five of our titles in their brilliant list of Europe’s best indie novels! This list is part of Dedalus Books’s Reading Europe initiative, to make a cultural case for the UK remaining in the EU. The chosen … Continue reading

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The legacy of Tarjei Vesaas

Peter Owen regards Vesaas’s The Ice Palace as the finest book that he has published. Doris Lessing said of it, with a sincere critic’s frustration, ‘We have used up all the superlatives and then, when they are needed, what is to … Continue reading

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Alek Popov – A Bulgarian in New York

Alek Popov, author of satirical novels Mission London and The Black Box, appeared recently at the New Literature from Europe Festival in New York. We were proud to launch The Black Box, Alek’s second novel in English translation, earlier this … Continue reading

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