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ANTHEM COSMOPOLIS WRITINGS


Anthem Cosmopolis Writings is a series devoted to publishing translations into English of classic and contemporary literature originating in other languages. The translations are both rigorous and pleasurable to read, and are designed to stimulate creative exchange across linguistic boundaries by bringing to the English-speaking world’s attention leading poets, novelists, essayists, philosophers, and playwrights from elsewhere.

  1. Eugene Onegin
     
    A Novel in Verse
    Alexander Pushkin, translated by Mary Hobson

    A powerful love story set in the class-conscious Tsarist Russia of the early 19th century. It embraces every level of that society – serf, provincial, aristocrat – in verse which is by turns beautiful, witty, wickedly perceptive and always readable.

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    Paperback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783084586

  2. Unto the Tulip Gardens
     
    My Shadow
    Gül Irepoglu, translated by Feyza Howell

    The Tulip Era is in full bloom in 18th century Istanbul as the mystery over the chief imperial painter unfolds. Passion, love and tulips embellish the spectacular atmosphere as a bloody revolt is brewing in the wings.

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    Paperback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783084555

  3. The Other
     
    Ece Vahapoglu

    It examines the secular/religious tensions in Turkish society, through the eyes of two different women.

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    Paperback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783084524

  4. Saffron Yellow
     
    İnci Aral, translated by Melahat Behlil

    Saffron Yellow' covers a wide range of topics relevant to life in modern Turkey, from politics to personal life. The book features the interconnected stories of a group of young adults living in Istanbul. The book follows their successes and failures, their relationships, loves, and fears as they go through life in the city.

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    Paperback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783084494

  5. Life Almost Still
     
    Carme Riera, translated by Josep Sobrer

    One missing person case remains unsolved and now another student has disappeared from Barcelona University. His girlfriend and colleagues report matters to the police and university authorities but they refuse to become involved in the case, believing that he has left voluntarily. This soon changes, however, as the college becomes a backdrop for a suspenseful account of grisly murders.

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    Paperback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783084616