Pushkin Press

Mary and the Birth of Frankenstein (US) / Mary: Or, the Birth of Frankenstein (UK)

By Anne Eekhout - By Laura Watkinson (trans.) - Published 2023


Biographical FictionLiterary

This impressionistic novel tracks the influences that led Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein. It takes place in two timelines: Cologny, Switzerland, in 1816, where ...Read Review


By Sue Hubbard - Published 2023



1939: World War II has broken out, and twelve-year-old Freda is evacuated from her working-class East End home to the Flatlands, the Wash in ...Read Review

The Mirror of Simple Souls

By Aline Kiner - By Susan Emanuel (trans.) - Published 2023


1310 Paris. Ysabel runs the infirmary in the Royal Beguinage where she was raised, the religious women shut away from the fumes of burning ...Read Review

At Night All Blood Is Black

By Anna Moschovakis (trans.) - By David Diop - Published 2020



Alfa, a Senegalese soldier, delivers a harrowing confession from the Western Front of WWI France. (Senegal, then a French colony, contributed thousands of ...Read Review

Soul of the Border: A Novel

By Matteo Righetto - Published 2018Published 2019



Soul of the Border is set in the late 19th century in the remote village of Nevada, Italy, near the Austrian border. Augusto ...Read Review

The Queen’s Necklace

By Antal Szerb (trans. Len Rix) - Published 2009



Published originally in 1942 in Hungarian, The Queen’s Necklace is a nonfiction work by an author known primarily to English speakers for his ...Read Review