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The Translator (Paperback)

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A novel of tremendous scope and beauty, The Translator tells of the relationship between an exiled Russian poet and his American translator during the Cuban missile crisis, a time when a writer's words -- especially forbidden ones -- could be powerful enough to change the course of history.

About the Author

John E. Crowley is the George Munro Professor of History at Dalhousie University.

Praise For…

“Thrilling....[Crowley] succeeds with what no prudent novel ought to attempt.”
-New York Times

“A rarity: a love story with a core of intelligence and insight.’
-Kirkus Reviews

“A novel that affirms and celebrates language... [and] masterfully renders a moment in history.”
-Book Magazine

“Wonderfully sensual... Layered and rich, The Translator is a remarkable novel.
-San Francisco Chronicle

-Christian Science Monitor

“Nothing short of magical.”
-Time Out New York

Product Details
ISBN: 9780380815371
ISBN-10: 0380815370
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: March 4th, 2003
Pages: 320
Language: English