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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.

About the Authors

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's translations include Things Seen by Annie Ernaux, Days of Sand by Hélène Dorion, The Girl Before, the Girl After by Louis-Philippe Hébert, Wednesday Night at the End of the World by Hélène Rioux, and No Culture, No Future by Simon Brault. He has taught at the University of Ottawa and sat on the juries for the Governor General's Literary Awards and the John Glassco translation prize.
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Contributor Notes

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

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