Tag Archives: French

SF Authors as Translators

Did you know that some of the most well-known Anglophone speculative fiction authors have also translated SF into English ? I know! So cool!     The Overlords of War by Gérard Klein, translated from the French by John Brunner (Doubleday and Company, 1973).           Stellar Crusade (part of Cosmic Crusaders, which

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Review: In the Mothers’ Land by Élisabeth Vonarburg

alternate title: The Maerlande Chronicles translated from the French by Jane Brierley Bantam Spectra November 1, 1992 512 pages I had never read anything by Élisabeth Vonarburg before, so when I came across this beautiful edition of her novel In the Mothers’ Land at the most recent WisCon, I couldn’t resist. Having heard/read so much about

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Currently Reading: In the Mother’s Land

In the Mother’s Land / The Maerlande Chronicles (Silent City #2) by Élisabeth Vonarburg translated from the French (Québec) by Jane Brierley December 1992 Bantam Spectra   From the publisher: “A multi-award SF author returns with a sequel to The Silent City, set 800 years later. Brilliant, empathic, and inspired by her people’s past, Lisbei

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New Issue of Samovar Magazine

The latest issue of Samovar Magazine is out and includes Russian and Arabic SF in translation, as well as Francophone speculative poetry in translation. Check it out!   “Morpheus” by K. A. Teryna, translated from the Russian by Alex Shvartsman “The Spider’s Widow” by Houyem Ferchichi, translated from the Arabic by Ali Znaid “Exile” by

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