Angel Classics brings new discoveries of classic European authors previously unavailable in English or only in poor translations. Angel translations have won a leading reputation for scrupulous fidelity to their originals and their impact in English. Each title includes an absorbing introduction which draws the reader into the author’s life and time.

News from Angel

We announce with great pride that Angela Livingstone has been awarded the prestigious Rossica Translation Prize 2014 for her translation of Marina Tsvetaeva’s verse drama Phaedra: with ‘New Year’s Letter’ and other long poems, published by Angel Classics in 2012. Selected Poems by Vladislav Khodasevich, translated by Peter Daniels, was a second Angel title on the shortlist of five, the first time in the 10-year history of the prize that more than one book from the same publisher has been shortlisted.

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Konstantinos Theotokis
Slaves in their Chains

Publication of this first English translation of a classic Modern Greek novel coincides with the 150th anniversary, on 21 May, of the union of the Ionian Islands with mainland Greece.  …more

‘I am delighted that this last and most ambitious novel by one of modern Greece’s leading and most interesting authors is appearing in English.’

– Peter Mackridge, Emeritus Professor of Modern Greek, University of Oxford