Bernard Turle: Diplomat, Actor, Translator, Spy

Bernard Turle is the official French translator of T.C. Boyle, Peter Ackroyd, Rupert Thomson, and André Brink. He is also currently working on translations of V.S. Naipaul and Alan Hollinghurst. In Diplomat, Actor, Translator, Spy (Le Traducteur-orchestre; tr. from the French by Dan Gunn, 2013), we get Turle's experienced technical and personal views on translation. This being part of the magnificent Cahiers Series, the [...]