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PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983

Our Authors & Translators

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Gabriele D'Annunzio

Gabriele D'Annunzio ( 1863 – 1938), was a novelist, poet, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a...
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Barbey D'Aurevilly

Jules Amadee Barbey D'Aurevilly (1808-1889) studied law in Caen in his native Normandy 1829-1833 before going to Paris. He lived...
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Grigory Dashewski

Poet, translator from English,
French and German, and Professor of Latin at Moscow University,Grigory Dashevsky lives in Moscow.
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Alphonse Daudet

Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) novelist, playwright, journalist is mainly remembered for the depiction of Provence in Lettres De Mon Moulin and...
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Deborah Dawkin

Deborah Dawkin is one of the foremost translators from Norwegian into English working today. Her translation of Buzz Aldrin: What...
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Honore de Balzac

Honore Balzac (1799-1850) studied law but in 1819 he abandons his legal studies and begins writing . He was a...
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Remy de Gourmont

Remy de Gourmont (1858-1915) came from an aristocratic Normandy family which had fallen on hard times. He abandoned his law...
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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker...
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Fouque de la Motte

Friedrich Heinrich Karl de la Motte Fouque (1777-1843) was from a French Huguenots family which fled to Prussia to escape...
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Tessa de Loo

Tessa de Loo was born in Bussum, a small town not far from Amsterdam. She made her début with The...
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Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues

Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues was born in Paris in 1909. During the war he retreated to Monaco where in 1943...
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Fernando de Rojas

Fernando de Rojas was born in La Puebla de Montalbán in the early 1470s into a family whose Jewish forebears...
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Mario de Sa-Carneiro

Sa-Carneiro (1890-1916) published an extraordinary enigmatic short novel in 1914, translated by Dedalus in 1993 as Lucio's Confession. His short...
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Charles de Salis

Translator from Spanish. For Dedalus he has translated Misericordia by Benito Perez Galdos.
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Jorge de Sena

Jorge de Sena (1919-78) was a Portuguese poet, critic, essayist, novelist, dramatist, translator and university professor. His opposition to the...
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Mercedes Deambrosis

Of Spanish and Greek origin, Mercedes Deambrosis is a new and individual voice in French fiction. Milagrosa, her first novel,(Dedalus...
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Edgar Degas

Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas(1834-1917)French artist, born in Paris. After studying in Italy he returned to Paris where he was associated...
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Jacek Dehnel

Jacek Dehnel (born 1980) is a poet, novelist, painter and translator. In 2005 he was one of the youngest ever...
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Ramon del Valle-Inclan

Ramon del Valle-Inclan (1869-1935) was one of the major Spanish writers of his period. His bohemianism and quick wit, and...
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Eric Dickens

Eric Dickens (born 1953) is a literary translator who takes an interest in the literature some of the smaller countries...
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Denis Dobrovoda

Denis Dobrovoda was born and educated in Bratislava. He went to university in England at Oxford and has a degree...
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Christine Donougher

Christine Donougher was born in England in 1954. She read English and French at Cambridge and after a career in...
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James Doyle

James Doyle is from Ireland and works in publishing.He is one of the editors of The Decadent Handbook
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Karen Duve

Born in Hamburg in 1961, Karen Duve is one of Germany's leading contemporary writers. She has won eight literary prizes,...
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