Lizzy's Literary Life

Lizzy's Literary Life

Lizzy's Literary Life

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Celebrating the pleasures of a 21st century bookworm

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 23/03/2010
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  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    I’ve never been happy with my review of Kehlmann’s Measuring The World from nine years ago. I always felt that I had been blindsided by the humour of the piece; that I hadn’t got to the core of things. In the years since, I have heard Kehlmann referee a translation duel and speak of the […]

    02/05/2016 - 06:30
  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    Winner of the 2015 Costa Biography Award When Alexander von Humboldt, at the age of 30, took himself off to South America in 1799 little did he, or the world, realise that he would be there for 5 years and that he would formulate the theories and proofs that would shape and inspire scientists and thinkers […]

  • Lizzy's Literary Life

    It is a truth universally quoted that Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841) is the father of the modern detective story. Well, Germanist and translator Mary Tannert has something to say about that The Emergence of Crime Fiction in German (Chapter 2 of Crime Fiction in German). Having first explained the […]