A small independent publisher’s magical list of new translations which catch the true voices of foreign classic fiction and poetry. Some of our titles have never before been available in English, others only in inadequate translations. All are great reads – from a variety of European languages, especially German and Russian.
Hans Christian Andersen • Gennady Aygi • Andrey Bely • Pierre Corneille • Theodor Fontane • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe • Jaroslav Hašek • Heinrich Heine • Georg Heym • Hugo von Hofmannsthal • Vladislav Khodasevich • Nikolay Leskov • Miodrag Pavlović • Fernando Pessoa • Alexander Pushkin • Arthur Schnitzler • Henryk Sienkiewicz • Adalbert Stifter • Theodor Storm • Konstantinos Theotokis • Georg Trakl • Marina Tsvetaeva • Yury Tynyanov • Mikhail Zoshchenko
Hans Christian Andersen
The Ice Virgin
Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales have always overshadowed his other works, among them The Ice Virgin. Paul Binding’s new translation is the first to present this very special story on its own for full appreciation. …moreTranslators are the posthorses of civilisation. – ALEXANDER PUSHKIN