The Translator - John Crowely

This is John Crowley's book about Kit Malone, a poetry student, her teacher, a Soviet exile, and the art of translation between worlds. Oh yeah, and the cuban missile crisis... nuclear war averted by poetry?

I think this book was not wildly popular, but it seems to have been written just for me. You see, I may be the only Crowely fan who studied Russian poetry and wrote the same, in English... at least for a while, for fun.

But enough about me, it's well crafted and exceptionally - well, interesting.

Posted: Wed - January 7, 2004 at 06:49 PM