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Reading Nijinsky

by Hélène Rioux, translated by Jonathan Kaplansky

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list price: $17.95
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category: Fiction
published: Jan 2001
ISBN:9780968816653
publisher: Dundurn
Description

A translator, fed up with translating paperback romances, undertakes the translation of the autobiography of a sadistic serial killer, Leonard Ming. She travels from Canada to Spain to do her work, encountering love and death in the seaside Andalusian town of Almunecar.

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Hélène Rioux

Born in Montreal, Hélène Rioux is the author of eight novels, popular both in France and Quebec. She has won several awards for fiction and translation and received five Governor General’s Award nominations, three for fiction and two for translation. She also writes poetry and short stories and has translated books into French by Elizabeth Hay, Yann Martel, Jeffrey Moore and Johanna Skibsrud.
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Jonathan Kaplansky has translated several titles by Hélène Rioux, as well as several children’s titles and adult titles. His published translations, besides those by Rioux, include work by Annie Ernaux, Hélène Dorion and Serge Patrice Thibodeau. He also translated an extensive biography on filmmaker Frank Borzage. Jonathan Kaplansky studied at Tufts University and Université de Paris III, receiving an MA in French Language and Literature from McGill and an MA in Translation from the University of Ottawa. Originally from Saint John, New Brunswick, he currently lives in Montreal.
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Contributor Notes

An award-winning translator and writer, Hélène Rioux lives in Montreal.

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