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  •  haven't read that translation (2+ / 0-)
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    I've read the Babette Deutsch translation some time back, and I have the Charles Johnston translation on the shelf.

    "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

    by chingchongchinaman on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 05:36:08 PM PST

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    •  I have Johnston, too (1+ / 0-)
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      I am thinking about getting another translation, but I should re-read mine, first.

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      by cfk on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 07:41:27 PM PST

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    •  I highly recommend Falen as the best. (1+ / 0-)
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      Closest in spirit and meaning to the original, but quite a bit.

      Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

      by pico on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 11:11:04 PM PST

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