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'Arc Translations' series

edited by Jean Boase-Beier

In this series we present some of the most important poets in the world as recreated by some of our best poetry translators.

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The Parrot, the Horse and the Man

Amarjit Chandan

The Parrot, the Horse and the Man

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Requiem

Razmik Davoyan

Requiem

A requiem for all the losses of the living throughout history, seeking to bridge the centuries by echoing another poem created in the tenth century by an Armenian mystic monk, Grikor Narekatsi.

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Xenia

Eugenio Montale

Xenia

In its literary impact, Montale's Xenia, published in 1966 in an edition of just 50 copies, might be described as Italy's Four Quartets.

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Pages from the Biography of an Exile

Adnan al-Sayegh

Pages from the Biography of an Exile

A politically charged, hard-hitting and thought-provoking collection by one of Iraq's best-known poets, Adnan al-Sayegh. Throughout this collection, Adnan explores the exhausting struggle for acceptance after being forced into exile. Seemingly innocent and lyrical at first, yet infused with darker undercurrents and nightmarish imagery.

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Lunarium

Josep Lluís Aguiló

Lunarium

Aguiló's latest volume takes up once more the theme of the uncertainty of life, and in omens and elements of fantasy, the poet reveals allegories of our everyday universe.

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A Certain Koslowski: The Director's Cut

Michael Augustin

A Certain Koslowski: The Director's Cut

Koslowski is everyone and no one, a tragic figure who stumbles through life in resigned bewilderment at the trials and bizarre coincidences thrown in his path. These brief prose pieces have a style and attraction all their own, by turns wonderfully surreal and laugh-out-loud funny.

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Barefoot Souls

Maram al-Masri

Barefoot Souls

Detailing the lives of Syrian women living in Paris, these poems, capturing the unheard voices of women whose lives are suppressed in unimaginable ways, allow us to explore moments never mentioned in the news reports. Potent and never failing to capture the essence of the feminine experience with a remarkable amount of insight.

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Come to Me

Karlis Verdinš

Come to Me

This book represents Kārlis at the peak of his poetic power: gripping, vivid and not a little romantic.

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Finite Formulae & Theories of Chance

Wioletta Greg

Finite Formulae & Theories of Chance

Wioletta Greg's new collection, in Marek Kazmierski's attentive and nuanced trans­lation, serves as both a moving personal testament to a family that survived, and a compelling document of a century of European history.

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A Landscape Blossoms Within Me

Eeva Kilpi

A Landscape Blossoms Within Me

Eeva Kilpi is one of Finland's best-loved writers, and a Nobel Prize nominee. Her work has been published in sixteen languages, but this is her first full-length poetry collection in
English.

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