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Lucy Jones, translator of Brigitte Reimann’s ‘Siblings’

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17 February 2023

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Monocle’s Lilian Fawcett sits down with Lucy Jones, the Berlin-based translator of Brigitte Reimann’s ‘Siblings’, to talk about the author’s life in communist East Germany. They spoke about Reimann’s short but tumultuous life, translating her distinctive writing style and what a 60-year-old novel can offer contemporary readers.

17 February 2023

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