Lost in Translation Challenge

Lost in Translation Challenge
Jan. 1st – December 31, 2009

The goal is to read 6 books in translation.

My list:

The girl with the dragon tattoo – Steig Larsson (Swedish)
Living to tell the tale – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Spanish)
Death with interruptions – Jose Saramago (Portuguese)
Shadow of the wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Spanish)
After the Quake – Haruki Murakami (Japanese)

40 stories – Anton Chekhov (Russian)
Perfume: the story of a murderer – Patrick Suskind (French)
2666- Robert Bolano (Spanish)
The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery (French)
The Little Prince – Antoine de Exupery (French)

Out Stealing Horses – Per Petterson (Norwegian)
Memory – Philippe Grimbert (French)
Waiting for Godot – Samuel Beckett (French)
The Lost Daughter – Elena Ferrante (Italian)


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2 Responses to Lost in Translation Challenge

  1. Wendy says:

    Vasilly: You have some great books to choose from! I’ll look forward to reading your reviews 🙂

  2. Sandra says:

    You’ve got some good reading there. Memory and The Little Prince are both exceptionally good.
    Out Stealing Horsed is very good also. I am going to read The Elegance of the Hedgehog too. I am also doing this challenge.

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