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It’s La Rentrée, Don’t Forget

Anyone in France been living under a rock recently? It would have been the only way to avoid the tidal wave that is la rentrée. For those who aren’t familiar with the concept, picture this: it’s the last week in August … Continue reading

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Insights into the Art of Translating Foreign Fiction

I am very lucky to be able to read in three different languages – English, French and Italian – and Elena Ferrante’s quartet of novels about two friends growing up together in Naples is some of the best foreign fiction I’ve … Continue reading

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A Book Review

I recently read and thoroughly enjoyed Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks. It tells the story of Robert Hendricks, a doctor who fought during the Second World War and who is contacted by Alexander Pereira, a doctor who … Continue reading

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