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The Translator
Nina Schuyler

Pegasus
July 2015
On Sale: July 2, 2015
Featuring: Hanne Schubert
ISBN: 1605984701
EAN: 9781605984704
Kindle: B00DBLRG1G
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Fiction

When renowned translator Hanne Schubert falls down a flight of stairs, she suffers from an unusual but real condition ― the loss of her native language. Speaking only Japanese, a language learned later in life, she leaves for Japan. There, to Hanne’s shock, the Japanese novelist whose work she recently translated confronts her publicly for sabotaging his work.

Reeling, Hanne seeks out the inspiration for the author’s novel ― a tortured, chimerical actor, once a master in the art of Noh theater. Through their passionate, volatile relationship, Hanne is forced to reexamine how she has lived her life, including her estranged relationship with her daughter. In elegant and understated prose, Nina Schuyler offers a deeply moving and mesmerizing story about language, love, and the transcendence of family.

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2 comments posted.

Re: The Translator

I think my answer would simply be that I would like to try an
unconventional romance. Was searching my memory for anything
like the summary of this book and don't think I have come
across such.
(G. Bisbjerg 11:59pm September 23, 2015)

Your question sort of came out of left field, and the only book
that sort of foots the bill, but doesn't come quite close would
be Roses by Leila Meacham. For over 30 years, I have not only
collected, but have tried to read any book having to do with
Japanese and Chinese culture. No offense to you, but Amy Tan
is one of my favorites, since she got me started with The Joy
Luck Club and the Kitchen Witch. I also read books by Lisa
See. There are other Authors, and I would love to add your
books to the mix, since this book sounds quite spectacular!!
The story line has me totally hooked, and I already put it on
my TBR list. It's going to make great reading for the Fall,
and I can't wait to see how the story line plays out. Thank
you for coming here to tell us about your book, and I'm sure
it's going to do well!! I adore the cover as well!!
(
Peggy Roberson 10:16am September 24, 2015)

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