German literature in translation/Deutsche Literatur ins Englische übersetzt

A recent entry in Susan Bernofsky's weblog Translationista pointed out that Oliver Pötzsch's Die Henkerstochter, translated into English as The Hangman's Daughter, is doing very well. It hadn't even made my radar, but apparently it's 'popular literature'! That reminds me of Frank Schätzing's Der Schwarm, which did really well as The Swarm (and I even read two-thirds of it in German, but I felt it departing from sense after that). Bernofsky also mentions the great success of Stieg Larsson books, and the fact that to look at amazon's website, you wouldn't think they were translations, because the translator isn't named ...Zum vollständigen Artikel


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