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 Crowley lives in the hills of northern Massachusetts with his wife and twin daughters. He is the author of ten previous novels as well as the short fiction collection, Novelties & Souvenirs.

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 Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 4th, 2003
Pages: 320
Language: English