Review of Daniel Stein, Interpreter by Ludmila Ulitskaya in the Australian

I have a review in the Weekend Australian of the novel Daniel Stein, Interpreter by Russian author Ludmila Ulitskaya (translated into English by Arch Tait). The book is published in Australia by Scribe (paperback). The review begins: 'Oswald Rufeisen, known as Brother Daniel, was a Polish Jew who converted to Catholicism while hiding in a monastery during … Continue reading Review of Daniel Stein, Interpreter by Ludmila Ulitskaya in the Australian

Between worlds: Dominic Smith on Bright and Distant Shores

  Allen & Unwin, 9781742374161, 2011 (Aus paperback, ebook + US/Kindle) Bright and Distant Shores is hugely imaginative historical fiction. It’s set just before the dawn of the 20th century in Chicago and the South Pacific. Owen Graves is sent by Hale Gray, the president of Chicago First Equitable, to collect some ‘special items’ to … Continue reading Between worlds: Dominic Smith on Bright and Distant Shores