PEN Atlas Q&A: José Eduardo Agualusa

The author of A General Theory of Oblivion, winner of a PEN Translates award and shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize, talks to PEN Atlas about his reclusive main character, the city of Luanda, living through troubled times, and the value of being translated.

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Daniel Hahn joins three other Man Booker International Prize-shortlisted translators (Charlotte Collins, Ekim Oklap and Deborah Smith) for a special English PEN event tonight at Foyles Charing Cross, London. More information

Find more about A General Theory of Oblivion on the World Bookshelf.

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