Buch:Babel : Roman:2023:1. Auflage 2023 Buch Babel : Roman
Babel : Roman
Autor*in: Kuang, R.F.
Erscheinungsjahr: 2023
Sprache: Deutsch
Medienklasse: Buch
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage 2023
Genre: Fantasy
Klassifikation: Fantastisches
Kategorie: Belletristik
Verlag: Eichborn
Ressourcentyp: Physisches Medium
ISBN: 9783847901433
Zielgruppe: Erwachsene
Zusätzliche Informationen: 736 Seiten. Format: 21.5 cm
London, 1828. Robin Swift, ein chinesischer Waisenjunge, wird von dem mysteriösen Professor Lovell nach London gebracht. Hier lernt er Latein, Altgriechisch und die chinesischen Schriftzeichen, um die Aufnahmeprüfung für das königliche Übersetzungsinstitut der Universität Oxford zu bestehen ...
THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 NYT BESTSELLER 'One for Philip Pullman fans' THE TIMES 'This one is an automatic buy' GLAMOUR 'Ambitious, sweeping and epic' EVENING STANDARD 'Razor-sharp' DAILY MAIL 'An ingenious fantasy about empire' GUARDIAN Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal. Oxford, 1836. The city of dreaming spires. It is the centre of all knowledge and progress in the world. And at its centre is Babel, the Royal Institute of Translation. The tower from which all the power of the Empire flows. Orphaned in Canton and brought to England by a mysterious guardian, Babel seemed like paradise to Robin Swift. Until it became a prison... But can a student stand against an empire? An incendiary new novel from award-winning author R.F. Kuang about the power of language, the violence of colonialism, and the sacrifices of resistance. 'A masterpiece that resonates with power and knowledge. BABEL is a stark picture of the cruelty of empire, a distillation of dark academia, and a riveting blend of fantasy and historical fiction – a monumental achievement' Samantha Shannon, author of THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE R.F. Kuang's book 'Babel' was a New York Times bestseller w/c 11-09-2022