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171 Shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Print A n the summer of 1985, I spent two months in the city that used to be called ...
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Lines Written from Boredom
by Hjálmar frá Bólu (1796-1875) The long night has begun to bore me, body and soul are waning before me, here there is little of light and heat. A cold wind blows through my suit of ulcers, I dread the heaving to life through Christmas; But – perhaps of tha...
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Trolls' Cathedral
My translation of Ólafur Gunnarsson ’s 1992 novel Tröllakirkja is now available for download in the Kindle Store.
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Cyclical
Kineserne betragter metallet som et element. Jeg holdt mig til den vestlige tankegang i kvartetten, men metallet blev ved at spøge og dukker op i denne bog, hvor den knytter sig til smagssansen. I digtet vises forbindelsen mellem flere elementer, dels når d...
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Two Collections
Here are links to the Amazon pages for the forthcoming Bloodaxe collections One Evening in October I Rowed Out on the Lake by Tua Forsström and Salamander Sun and Other Poems by Pia Tafdrup. both in my translations. Both books are scheduled for publication ...
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The Painter
An excerpt from Ólafur Gunnarsson's 2012 novel Málarinn (The Painter) is available in my translation here .
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Gaga
My translation of Ólafur Gunnarsson's short novel Gaga is now available from Amazon as a Kindle e-book.
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Lines Written from Boredom
by Hjálmar frá Bólu (1796-1875) The long night has begun to bore me, body and soul are waning before me, here there is little of light and heat. A cold wind blows through my suit of ulcers, I dread the heaving to life through Christmas; But – perhaps of tha...
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Dear Moray, I've emailed you. Would like to attend the event. 
Best wishes, David (dmcduff at gmail.com)
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Gösta Ågren: 5 poems
RIVA Att riva ett hus är
svårare än att bygga det. Du
kan avlägsna tak, väggar
och golv, men det går inte
att  få bort de tomma rummen. DEMOLISHING To demolish a house is harder than to build it. You can remove roof, walls and floor, but you cannot get rid ...
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Nudge review
Here's a nice review of my translation of Tuula Karjalainen's biography of Tove Jansson.
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Tove Jansson: Work and Love
I now have an advance copy of my translation of Tuula Karjalainen's biography of Tove Jansson, which will be published by Penguin's Particular Books imprint on November 27. Am pleased with the production of the book, and the clarity of the illustrations and...
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I'm a literary translator and freelance editor based in Kent, England. Nordic poetry in Bloodaxe and Russian fiction in Penguin Classics.
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