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The Last Summer

Ricarda Huch

'A captivating and at times electrifying read...a remarkable lost-and-found classic.' Malcolm Forbes, The National


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@PeirenePress who yesterday won the PEN translation prize! https://t.co/bZBh2r0lsW
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We mark #TranslationThursday by saluting our ace translators: today, Tess Lewis, translator of Pei No 6, Maybe This Time by Alois Hotschnig
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Great review of The Last Summer at Bookblast this week, calling it a 'taut psychological drama... Ricarda Huch... https://t.co/hKUlDHbrxl
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Join Peirene Press at Waterstones Gower St as we celebrate the life and work of Ricarda Huch, one of the great forgotten figures of European literature, on the occasion of the first translation of her fiction into English: The Last Summer.
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