Category: Translated Literature

Review: The Plotters

Review: The Plotters

A Wee Summary The Plotters is my first foray into what has been dubbed by many as ‘Korean Noir’. With a synopsis that immediately piqued my interest, this novel is unlike any thriller I’ve ever read. Following the end of military rule in South Korea, there’s been an emergence of an industry for hitmen. The […]

Posted February 20, 2019


Review: Shatila Stories

Review: Shatila Stories

How The Book Came About I was a bit late in finding Shatila Stories, discovering it on its publication day rather than during the Kickstarter campaign to support the publication of this book. Commissioned by Peirene Press, Shatila Stories is a work of collaborative fiction created by nine Syrian and Palestinian refugees who reside in […]

Posted August 8, 2018


Review: FEAR

Review: FEAR

FEAR is the story of Randolph Tiefenhaler, a married father of two who works as an architect in Berlin. He and his family live in an upper ground floor flat in the city. It’s upon purchasing this flat that the family find themselves under the scrutiny of their downstairs neighbour, Dieter Tiberius, a man who lives […]

Posted January 24, 2018


Review: Everything I Don’t Remember

Review: Everything I Don’t Remember

A young man, Samuel, is killed in a car crash. But was it an accident or was it suicide? An anonymous author decides to uncover the truth. Everything I Don’t Remember is written as transcripts from the author’s interviews with Samuel’s family and friends. At no point does our interviewer tell us who is talking. He […]

Posted September 3, 2016