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Finland-Swedish dictionary online
The Institute for the Languages of Finland has made freely available an online dictionary of Finland-Swedish . The dictionary's compilers are Charlotta af Hällström-Reijonen and Mikael Reuter. Editing is by Bianca Holmberg, and the publisher is Schildts & S...
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Mirjam Tuominen - complete works
The Swedish publisher Eskaton has begun its republication of the work of Mirjam Tuominen in ten volumes. The first two volumes in the series are   Besk brygd (1947) and   Tema med variationer  (1952). The first reviews have begun to appear - notably a very ...
The Swedish publisher Eskaton has begun its republication of the work of Mirjam Tuominen in ten volumes. The first two volumes in the series are Besk brygd (1947) and Tema med variationer (1952). The first reviews have begu...
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The Sinner: excerpts
These are links to translated chapters from Ólafur Gunnarsson's novel Syndarinn (The Sinner, 2015) Chapter 1 Chapter 14 Chapter 23 Chapter 75 Chapter 76 Chapter 77
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Caught in the Act
by Pia Tafdrup The fish catches its food and itself is caught, has its
head cut off with a cracking sound, the smell of fish blood rises
while under the knife the fish still
twitches. The light bones and feathers lie scattered among grass and
stones, where ...
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The Painter and The Sinner
These books by Iceland's Ólafur Gunnarsson appeared from Forlagið in 2012 and 2015. Together they make up a single novel, called The Painter and The Sinner. Gunnarsson works in the shadow of the Icelandic sagas and the novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky , and this...
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And now I am here
Och nu är jag här. I ett land som i fyra decennier haft en socialdemokratisk regering. I ett samhälle där opinioner,  debatt, skolväsen – hela samhällsklimatet
formats av detta socialdemokratiska etablissemang. Och jag grips av samma förlamande depression, ...
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Lines Written in Illness
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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The Smell of Snow
Pia Tafdrup's new collection Lugten af sne (The Smell of Snow) will be published by Gyldendal in May 2016.
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The Painter: excerpts
These are links to translated chapters from Ólafur Gunnarsson's  M á larinn (The Painter, 2012): Chapter 1  Chapter 3 Chapter 23  
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Essay Tour
I've translated a section from G ö sta Å gren's
latest collection, Dikter utan land (Schildts & S öderströms,
2015): A tour through the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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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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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