Category Archives: Reviews

Melancolia by Mircea Cărtărescu

Laure Hinckel’s French rendering of Mircea Cărtărescu’s most recent book was the first translation that came out, and, naturally, I happily grasped this opportunity to find out what the Romanian author had to offer two years after the publication of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Matthias Friedrich on ProponeisiS: Zoembient växelverkanvers by Johan Jönson

I cannot imagine how someone nowadays could write a poem which is longer than, say, Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, yet Johan Jönson has dared to do exactly this: he has just published a long poem of 2,272 pages, which mainly, but … Continue reading

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Ígur Neblí by Miquel de Palol

During the years of the confrontation, Peirgij Kumaiaski distinguished himself as the most skilful guiding strategist and fire correction expert. As soon as the revolt was quenched, and he was punished in accordance with the laws, he demonstrated, as had … Continue reading

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