A Different Sea by Claudio Magris, translated by M.S. Spurr, is a slim, magnetic, slow-read of a book.
A Different Sea
Written by Claudio Magris
Translated by M. S. Spurr
Published by Vintage Books
Sjón is a celebrated Icelandic novelist, author of The Blue Fox, From The Mouth Of The Whale (shortlisted for both the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize) and Moonstone – The Boy Who Never Was. Also a poet, librettist and lyricist, he has published nine poetry collections, written four opera librettos and lyrics for various artists. His novels have been published in thirty five languages.