I admiringly offer here these Fables of Town and Country my version of his most recent collection, Fables des villes et des champsthough quite confident that, by time the manuscript goes to press, it will have been succeeded by several others, and probably by another round of literary honors as well.
Coran continues to live in the rural town of Jurbise in the Walloon province of Hainaut, with his actress wife Irène, always finding time for enriching and inspiring travel and never without productive pen in hand ... Norman R. Shapiro
|Publisher:||Commonwealth Books, Black Widow|
|Product dimensions:||5.86(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.47(d)|
About the Author
Norman R. Shapiro (Translator) is one of America's most award winning translators from the French. Many of his translations of plays, literature, and poetry are considered to be the definitive translations. He is renowned for his nuanced touch and ability to capture in English the word play often found in French poetry and literature. Besides many recent national translation awards in the last few years, he was recently recognized and decorated by the French government.
Olga Pastuchiv (Illustrator) is a children's book author, painter, and commercial illustrator. Her work is exhibited regularly in galleries here and abroad. This is her second collaboration with Norman Shapiro on a Pierre Coran book, the first being Fables in a Modern Key. (Black Widow Press, 2014).