Review of The Following Story by Cees Nooteboom (Netherlands)

Translated from the Dutch by Ina Rilke I’ve not stuck to my reading plans lately, but I will probably come back to that in another post. Instead, I’ve found myself reading a few short international reads, including this one, The Following Story by acclaimed Dutch writer Cees (Cornelis) Nooteboom. Although short, it’s not an easy …

A Moth to a Flame by Stig Dagerman (Sweden)

Translated by Benjamin Mier-Cruz Reviewed by Imogen G. I took some time out from Japanese culture to read the Swedish novel A Moth to a Flame for Annabel’s month of Nordic FINDS. By the end of this very beautifully written, psychologically intense novel, however, I felt a bit sullied after spending so much time with …