Monthly Archives: August 2016

Bret Easton Ellis and The Other Dogs by Lina Wolff

Translated from the Swedish by Frank Perry. This is a book set in Spain told (mostly) by teenager Araceli about (mostly) the life of Alba Camb√≥, a fictional short story writer and Araceli’s downstairs neighbour. It’s definitely not about Bret … Continue reading

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The Wall by Marlen Haushofen

Translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside An unnamed women goes to visit friends in their remote cabin. She decides to stay behind when they go to the local village for the evening, and when she wakes the next morning … Continue reading

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The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith. Yeong-hye is an unremarkable and mostly passive woman, living an unremarkable and passive life with her husband. Until she has a bloody and frightening dream. She becomes vegetarian (really vegan), in a culture … Continue reading

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