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Bernardo Atxaga - Author

Bernardo Atxaga (Joseba Irazu Garmendia, b. 1951) is an award-winning Basque writer, whose work spans adult and children's prose, poetry, radio, cinema and theatre, as well as short stories. He first achieved national and international fame with Obabakoak (1988), which won the National Literature Prize 1989 and has been translated into more than twenty languages. His novels have won critical acclaim in Spain and abroad; most recently, Margaret Jull Costa's translation of Seven Houses in France was shortlisted for the 2012 Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize.

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The Adventures of Shola
Bernardo Atxaga - illustrated by Mikel Valverde
Winner of the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, awarded biennially since 1996, was founded to celebrate the best translation of a children's book from a foreign language into English and published in the UK. It aims to spotlight...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 10/10/2013
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