Translation Duel: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Two leading translators go head-to-head with rival versions of One Hundred Years of Solitude, in the week of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s birthday.

Frank Wynne and Margaret Jull Costa take us through selected passages, word by word, phrase by phrase, comma by comma. Expect intriguing discrepancies and heated discussion in an event which sheds light both on Marquez’s extraordinary achievement and on what literary translation is all about.

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