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message 1: by Rosemarie (last edited Dec 13, 2019 02:27PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments This is going to be fun!

Level 1: Language Learner
1. I Will Bear Witness 1933-41 A Diary of the Nazi Years (German)
2. The Voyage of Argo (Greek)
3. Judas (Hebrew)
4. Jerusalem: I Dalarne (Swedish)
5. The Bridge on the Drina (Serbo-Croat)

Level 2: Translator
6. Khufu's Wisdom (Arabic)
7. The Peony Pavilion: Mudan ting (Chinese)
8. The Uses of Literature (Italian)
9. The Big Green Tent (Russian)
10. Beowulf (Old English)

Level 3: Interpreter
11. They Were Counted (Hungarian)
12. The Sultan of Byzantium (Turkish)
13. The Epic of Gilgamesh (Sumerian)
14. The Golden Ass (Latin)
15. Konrad Wallenrod (Polish)

Level 4: Linguist
16. The Manuscript Found in Saragossa (French)
17. Independent People (Icelandic)
18. The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (Korean)
19. The Book of Rio: A City in Short Fiction (Portuguese)
20. An Enemy of the People (Norwegian)

Level 5: Polyglot
21. The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches (Japanese)
22. My Father's Notebook (Dutch)
23. The Little Town Where Time Stood Still (Czech)
24. Elegy for Kosovo: Stories (Albanian)


message 2: by Rosemarie (last edited Feb 06, 2019 05:39PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 1: German

I Will Bear Witness 1933-41 A Diary of the Nazi Years by Victor Klemperer
I Will Bear Witness 1933-41 A Diary of the Nazi Years by Victor Klemperer

Translated by Martin Chalmers


message 3: by Rosemarie (last edited Feb 06, 2019 05:37PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 2: Greek

The Voyage of Argo by Apollonius of Rhodes
The Voyage of Argo by Apollonius of Rhodes

Translated by E.V. Rieu


message 4: by Rosemarie (last edited Feb 06, 2019 05:39PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 3: Hebrew

Judas by Amos Oz
Judas by Amos Oz

Translated by Nicholas de Lange


message 5: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 4: Swedish

Jerusalem: I Dalarne by Selma Lagerlöf
Jerusalem I Dalarne (Jerusalem, #1) by Selma Lagerlöf

Translated by Velma Swanston Howard.


message 6: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 5: Serbo Croat

The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić
The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić

Translated by Lovett F. Edwards


message 7: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 6: Arabic

Khufu's Wisdom by Naguib Mahfouz
Khufu's Wisdom by Naguib Mahfouz

Translated by Raymond Stock


message 8: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 7: Chinese

The Peony Pavilion: Mudan ting by Tang Xianzu
The Peony Pavilion Mudan ting by Tang Xianzu

Translated by Cyril Birch


message 9: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 8: Italian

The Uses of Literature by Italo Calvino
The Uses of Literature by Italo Calvino

Translated by Patrick Creagh


message 10: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 9: Russian

The Big Green Tent by Lyudmila Ulitskaya
The Big Green Tent by Lyudmila Ulitskaya

Translated by Polly Gannon


message 11: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 10: Old English

Beowulf Beowulf by Unknown

Translated by Seamus Heaney


message 12: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 11: Hungarian

They Were Counted by Miklós Bánffy
They Were Counted by Miklós Bánffy

Translated by Patrick Thursfield and Katalin Banffy-Jelen.


message 13: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 12: Turkish

The Sultan of Byzantium by Selçuk Altun
The Sultan of Byzantium by Selçuk Altun

Translated by Clifford Endres and Selhan Endres.


message 14: by Rosemarie (last edited Apr 15, 2019 04:28PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 13: Sumerian

The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous

Translated by various scholars and N.K. Sandars


message 15: by Rosemarie (last edited May 18, 2019 11:15AM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 14: Latin

Golden Ass by Apuleius
Golden Ass by Apuleius

Translated by William Adlington.


message 16: by Rosemarie (last edited Jun 25, 2019 08:10PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 15: Polish

Konrad Wallenrod by Adam Mickiewicz
Konrad Wallenrod by Adam Mickiewicz

Translated by Maude Ashurst Biggs


message 17: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 16: French

The Manuscript Found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki
The Manuscript Found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki

Translated by Ian MacLean


message 18: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 17: Icelandic

Independent People by Halldór Kiljan Laxness
Independent People by Halldór Kiljan Laxness

Translated by J. A. Thompson


message 19: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 18: Korean

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-mi Hwang
The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-mi Hwang

Translated by Chi-Young Kim


message 20: by Rosemarie (last edited Sep 24, 2019 12:47PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 19: Portuguese

The Book of Rio: A City in Short Fiction by Toni Marques
The Book of Rio A City in Short Fiction by Toni Marques

Translated by a different translator for each story


message 21: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 20: Norwegian

An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp


message 22: by Rosemarie (last edited Oct 19, 2019 01:43PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 21: Japanese

The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches by Matsuo Bashō

Translated by Noboyuki Yuasa


message 23: by Rosemarie (last edited Nov 04, 2019 08:13PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 22: Dutch

My Father's Notebook by Kader Abdolah
My Father's Notebook by Kader Abdolah

Translated by Susan Massotty


message 24: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 23: Czech

The Little Town Where Time Stood Still by Bohumil Hrabal
The Little Town Where Time Stood Still by Bohumil Hrabal

Translated by James Naughton


message 25: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 3181 comments Language 24: Albanian

Elegy for Kosovo: Stories byIsmail Kadare
Elegy for Kosovo Stories by Ismail Kadare

Translated by Peter Constantine


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