Translated Fiction

Exploring books that have been translated from a different language can lead to a really special reading experience. The skill of a translator is of course key, they need to be able to truly feel the book in order to successfully and seamlessly translate it. A great translator has the ability to make you feel right at home, while also letting you experience the wonders of a different culture. These books all encourage you to discover the sense of a different place, so we invite you to step forward and broaden your horizons.

Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/12/2020

Mesmerizingly good ... the best, truest translation of Dostoevsky's masterpiece into English. It's a magnificent, almost terrifying achievement of translation, one that makes its predecessors, however worthy, seem safe and polite. -STEVE DONAGHUE, Open Letters Monthly

The Package

The Package

Author: Sebastian Fitzek Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/02/2021

'Fitzek's thrillers are breathtaking, full of wild twists' HARLAN COBENEmma's the one that got away. The only survivor of a killer known in the tabloids as 'the hairdresser' - because of the trophies he takes from his victims. Or she thinks she was. The police aren't convinced. Nor is her husband. She never even saw her tormentor properly, but now she recognises him in every man. Questioning her sanity, she gives up her job as a doctor in the local hospital and retreats from the world. It is better to stay at home. Quiet. Anonymous. Safe. No one can hurt her here. And all she did was take a parcel for a neighbour. She has no idea what she's let into her home. 'Sebastian Fitzek is without question one of the crime world's most evocative storytellers. He always serves up an intense, impossible to put down thriller and The Package is no exception. A gripping read with a surprising twist, this one is not to be missed' KARIN SLAUGHTER 'Sebastian Fitzek is simply amazing. I truly hope that one day I will be able to create suspense and plot twists in the way only Sebastian can. A true Master of his craft' CHRIS CARTER Sebastian Fitzek is Germany's most successful author. His books have sold 13 million copies, been translated into more than thirty-six languages and are the basis for international cinema and theatre adaptations. Sebastian Fitzek was the first German author to be awarded the European Prize for Criminal Literature. He lives with his family in Berlin. Coming soon: PASSENGER 23

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