translated by Jamey Gambrell New York Review Books April 17, 2007 320 pages The Slynx, Tolstaya’s first novel after two collections of short stories, is a heady mix of dystopian dreariness and absurd hilarity. Set two hundred years in the future, after some kind of nuclear disaster, the novel follows the lives of those surviving
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Over at Waypoint, Piotr Badja spoke to two eastern European fantasy authors about the connections between their novels and other media: “Witcher novelist Andrzej Sapkowski says he doesn’t owe games anything, but Metro 2033 author Dmitry Glukhovsky thinks games made them both.” Read the conversation here.
Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ ! The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are
The latest issue of World Literature Today focuses on “Dystopian Visions” and includes a lot of SF in Translation (reviews, interviews, and essays)! Review: Randiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine, translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman Review: Iraq + 100: Stories From a Century After the Invasion edited by Hassan Blasim Review: The Doomed City and The
Monster hunters, galactic empires, Nordic princesses, and more: here are six SFF series in translation that you need to check out!