Fiction in translation

    Perfume of the Lady in Black

    Paperback £8.45

    Book of Havana

    By Eduardo A. Santiesteban

    Paperback £8.45

    Ascension to Death

    By Mahmoud Azzam

    Paperback £10.25

    Originally published in 1987, Ascension to Death is a heartbreaking love story set in the conservative Druze region of southern Syria. It recounts the story of Salma, an orphan girl, who falls in love with a boy from her village but is forced into an arranged marriage.

    La Debacle

    By Emile Zola

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    La Debacle is the penultimate novel in Zola's great Rougon-Macquart cycle. A stirring account of profound friendship between two soldiers from opposite ends of the class divide during the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune of 1870-1.

    The Road to Shenzhen

    By Huang Guosheng

    Paperback £9.59

    An ambitious young man’s struggle to achieve his ideal life in the Chinese city of Shenzhen


    By Per Petterson

    Paperback £7.85

    Petterson's debut novel, published in English for the first timeTwelve-year-old Arvid and his family are on holiday, staying with his grandparents on the coast of Denmark.

    Maigret Sets a Trap: Inspector Maigret #48

    By Georges Simenon

    Paperback £7.25

    "First published in Frech as Maigret tend un pi ege by Presses de la Cit e 1955"--Title page verso.


    By Samanta Schweblin

    Paperback £7.25

    A deeply unsettling and disorientating debut novel about obsession, identity and motherhood

    My German Brother

    By Chico Buarque

    Hardback £11.45

    A poignant meditation on the recovery of personal history, literature, and what it means to have a father.


    By Gerard Reve

    Paperback £7.85

    Originally published in Dutch as De Avonden in 1946.

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