The much anticipated debut novel from two-time Journey Prize nominee and a 2014 Knopf Canada New Face of Fiction, Lynne Kutsukake. A beautifully told and riveting story about friendship and love translated across cultures and borders, about secrets and dreams, about identity and the search for home, and the surprise of finding yourself where you least expected.
Reminiscent of Amy Tan, Mary Ann Shaffer and Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being.
9. March 2016, Rights soldUK
Transworld (Susanna Wadeson, the editor who discovered and introduced The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry to the world)
9. March 2016, Rights soldUSA
18. July 2016, ReviewThe Globe and Mail
“[M]any scenes pack an emotional punch and are enhanced by the author's clarity and restraint. . . . The Translation of Love offers rich insights into an underreported period in history”
18. July 2016, ReviewBustle
“In Lynne Kutsukake's dazzling debut, The Translation of Love, readers follow the intertwining stories of several characters, each more unforgettable than the last, in post–World War II Japan, a country still buried in the wreckage of violence and war. At
18. July 2016, ReviewNew York Times
“Lynne Kutsukake, a third-generation Japanese-Canadian and first-time novelist, conjures the voices
7. October 2017, Rights soldItaly
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