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The Dead Lake

Hamid Ismailov

'This superb novella... reads like a modern fairy-tale, full of a surreal yet mundane horror.' Lesley McDowell, Independent on Sunday


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Congratulations to our German author Birgit Vanderbeke and translator Jamie Bulloch. Peirene No 10, The Mussel Feast is shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014. The winner will be announced May 22nd.

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