Adriana Hunter

Adriana Hunter is a British translator of French literature. She is known for translating more than 50 French novels, such as The Death of an Ancient King by Laurent Gaudé, Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb or The Girl Who Played Go by Shan Sa. She has been short-listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2003. In 2011 she won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for her translation of Véronique Olmi’s Beside the Sea. In 2013, she won the 27th Annual Translation Prize founded by the French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation for her translation of Electrico W by Hervé Le Tellier (2013). She is also a contributor to Words Without Borders.

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Laurent Gaudé, Death of an Ancient King, translated by Adriana Hunter (4th Estate, 2004)
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