Jen Calleja at The Hastings Bookshop

Join Jen Caellja at The Hastings Bookshop on Tuesday 31st August at 6pm for a conversation with literary translator Annie McDermott, as they discuss their latest translations.

Jen’s most recent work of translation, The Liquid Land by Raphaela Edelbauer was published this month. Annie McDermott’s translation of The Luminous Novel by Mario Levrero was also published this month by And Other Stories.

For more information, please visit The Hastings Bookshop website here.

The Liquid Land

When her parents die in a car accident, highly talented Austrian physicist Ruth Schwarz is confronted with a problem. Her parents’ will calls for them to be buried in their childhood home — but for strangers, the village of Gross-Einland remains stubbornly hidden from view.

When Ruth finally finds her way there, she makes a disturbing discovery: beneath the town lies a vast cavern that exerts a strange control over the lives of the villagers. There are hidden clues about the hole everywhere, but nobody wants to talk about it — not even when it becomes clear that the stability of the entire town is…

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