Review: Everyman’s Dictionary [English-Bengali]

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Book Review, Reference | 0 comments

Title: Everyman's Dictionary (English-Bengali) Author: Chief Editor: Gouri Prasad Ghosh Genre: Reference Publisher: Ramkrishna Pustakalaya Pages: 1960 In the opinion of this reviewer, Everyman's Dictionary is the best English to Bengali dictionary available now. This reviewer is a professional translator and is quite a veteran in facing situations during a translation activity when target-language equivalents are lacking or where the...

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Review: Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Book Review, Fiction | 0 comments

Title: Suspended Sentences Author: Patrick Modiano Genre: Fiction (Translation) Publisher: Yale University Press Patrick Modiano pursues his characters with the meticulousness of a private detective. It seems that he is obsessed with the "riddle of human identity". “At times it seems our memories act much like Polaroids,” says the narrator in Patrick Modiano’s short novel Afterimage. Indeed in these novellas the writer’s...

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