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Aoko Matsuda

Aoko Matsuda cTaihei Ohara

Whenever the men discussed what they liked in a girl, “she” knew she didn’t want to become that sort of girl. She would rather die.

Pola

Daniela Dröscher

As the ship was being made fast, Pola put on her most seductive look. She pulled her shoulders back and planted her hands elegantly on her hips, ready to strut down the glossy white gangway.

In The Deep Shadows

Kari Fredrikke Braenne

©TinePoppe

She wakes up stiff and hunched on the sofa. The clasps on her bunad are digging into her middle and the silver brooch at her collar is pressing against her throat.

SEVEN QUESTIONS: EDITH GROSSMAN

Sharlene Teo

Sharlene Teo interviews the pre-eminent translator of Spanish-language literature today. Grossman has translated, among others, Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa and Carlos Fuentes.