Translated from German

DNF from my #TBR2018RBR Challenge

DNF = Did Not Finish The Swarm by Frank Schätzing is the second read off my To Be Read 2018 Roof Beam Reader Challenge (#TBR2018RBR). The first was Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg, which I enjoyed. Schätzing’s 2004 bestseller had been… Read More ›


Summer Storm by Kristina Dunker

AmazonCrossing Cove Summer Storm (Sommergewitter) by Kristina Dunker Translated from German by Margot Bettauer Dembo Edition I read: AmazonCrossing, 2011 (ISBN:9781611090307) Oringinally published by Deutscher Taschen buch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2004 This book came to me through The… Read More ›

Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck

Visitationby Jenny ErpenbeckOriginally published in Germany as Heimsuchung by Eichborn Verlag, 2008 Translated from German by Susan BernofskyEdition I read by New Directions, 2010  Visitation is a short novel, only 192 pages long, but Erpenbeck’s sparse prose (and Bernofsky’s translation)… Read More ›