Posted by Ognian Georgiev
“A pure, sheer pleasure”, “Wonderful story”, “Absorbing,” are just few of the opinions about Nina Schuyler’s book The Translator. The novel was published in 2013 and since then was receiving very positive feedback (av. 4.4 stars from 50 plus reviews). It’s a great pleasure to introduce you our next guest Nina Schuyler.
– Nina, What is THE TRANSLATOR about?
– When renowned translator Hanne Schubert falls down a flight of stairs, she suffers from an unusual but real condition–the loss of her native language. Speaking only Japanese, a language she learned later in life, she leaves for Japan. There, to Hanne’s shock, the Japanese novelist whose work she recently translated confronts her publicly for sabotaging his work.
Hanne sets out to find the inspiration for the author’s novel–a tortured, chimerical actor, once a master in the art of Noh theater. Through their passionate, volatile relationship, Hanne is forced to reexamine how she lived her life, including her relationship to her daughter.
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