Mandy Jenkinson

The Riven Heart of Moscow

By Mikhail Osorgin - By Svetlana Payne (trans.) - Published 2023

Genres:

Literary

Mikhail Osorgin (1878-1942) was a Russian writer who settled in Paris after the Revolution. His best-known work, published in Russian as Sivtsev Vrazhek (...Read Review

The Revolt of the Animals

By Charles S. Kraszewski (trans.) - By Wladyslaw Reymont - Published 2022

Genres:

Historical FantasyLiterary

Wladyslaw Reymont (1867-1925) was a Polish writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1924, shortly before his death. His novel The ...Read Review

The Village Teacher and Other Stories

By Erma Odrach (trans.) - By Theodore Odrach - Published 2022

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

Theodore Odrach (1912-1964) was born in Belarus but at age nine was arrested for a petty crime and sent to a reform school ...Read Review

Duel

By Borys Antonenko-Davydovych - By Yuri Tkacz (trans.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Borys Antonenko-Davydovych (1899-1984) was a post-revolutionary writer determined to revive Ukrainian literature and fight against Soviet Russia’s suppression of Ukrainian culture. He ...Read Review

The Vow: A Requiem for the Fifties

By Charles S. Kraszewski (trans.) - By Jirí Kratochvil - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

The Vow is a complex and multi-layered novel about architect Kamil Modráček, who confronts the harsh reality of Gottwald’s Stalinist regime ...Read Review

Precursor: A Novel about Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda

By Vasyl Shevchuk - By Yuri Tkacz (trans.) - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Vasyl Shevchuk (1932-1999) is a Ukrainian writer, and his widely acclaimed 1969 novel Precursor has now been reissued in a new English translation. It ...Read Review

Tenderness

By Alison MacLeod - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

D.H. Lawrence, Jackie Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover might seem unlikely bedfellows, but in this wonderfully compelling novel, their stories are interwoven ...Read Review

Mebet

By Alexander Grigorenko - Published 2020

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

This is historical fiction/fantasy to the extent that it claims to be based on an oral tradition. Mebet is a hunter living ...Read Review

Ravens before Noah

By Nazareth Seferian (trans.) - By Susanna Harutyunyan - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Susanna Harutyunyan (b. 1963) is one of Armenia’s most acclaimed writers. This novel is a complex, multi-layered work that chronicles some of the ...Read Review

The Flying Dutchman

By Anatoly Kudryavitsky - By Carol Ermakova (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Konstantin Alpheyev, a musicologist, finds himself in trouble with the KGB after the death of his girlfriend, in which it appears one of ...Read Review