Adriana Hunter (trans.)

Winter Flowers

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Angélique Villeneuve - Published 2021



Our central character is Jeanne Caillet, whose husband Toussant sustained near-fatal facial injuries in the First World War and has, since then, been ...Read Review

Bakhita: A Novel of the Saint of Sudan

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Veronique Olmi - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

This profoundly painful, beautifully written, and deeply moving fictional biography of Africa’s first canonized Catholic saint plunges the reader into the bottomless ...Read Review

The Gardens of Consolation

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Parisa Reza - Published 2016



In her debut novel, Parisa Reza presents a simple, beautiful story of two Iranian peasants, Sardar and his wife, Talla, who leave their ...Read Review

The Red Collar

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Jean-Christophe Rufin - Published 2015



After the carnage of World War I is finally over, Jacques Morlac, a decorated war hero, is arrested and held in an abandoned ...Read Review

Under the Tripoli Sky

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Kamal Ben Hameda - Published 2014



Under the Tripoli Sky is translated from French. The translation reads well, but the style can seem rather pretentious in English. Not many ...Read Review

Alexander and Alestria

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Shan Sa - Published 2008


Alexander the Great was crowned King of Macedonia in 336 BC and soon after began asserting his authority through his formidable army, squashing resistance ...Read Review

By a Slow River

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel - Published 2006



“Bastards, saints – can’t say I’ve ever seen one or the other. Souls are never black or white; they’re all gray ...Read Review