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Review | The 100 Best Novels in Translation, Boyd Tonkin | Book of the Week - BookBlast® Diary
“Since the ages of Enlightenment and Romanticism, the champions of translation – such as Goethe and Madame de Staël – have urged its necessity, if only as an inferior substitute for the true polyglot’s command of several tongues. That case still needs to be made, especially in English, whose position as a planet-spanning lingua franca … Continue reading Review | The 100 Best Novels in Translation, Boyd Tonkin | Book of the Week