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Three different editions of Georges Rodenbach’s Bruges-la-Morte

These three editions of Georges Rodenbach’s Bruges-la-Morte are in fact three very different books. The first edition, pictured left and dating from 1986, was published by Babel. The second edition, an English translation by Mike Mitchell, was published by Dedalus … Continue reading

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Novels with pictures in them?

It’s hard to know what to call, well, novels with pictures in them. And yet, the first of these books was, it seems, published in 1892 by the Belgian writer Georges Rodenbach: his Bruges-la-Morte includes 35 pictures, mostly picture postcards … Continue reading

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