Translating «Suttree» by Cormac McCarthy

An interview with Maurizia Balmelli

by Paola Mazzarelli

Maurizia Balmelli was awarded the 2010 Premio Internazionale Vallombrosa for best translation for her Italian rendering of Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree (Einaudi 2009). In this interview with Paola Mazzarelli she talks about her experience — and difficulties — with McCarthys’ book, offering the readers a vivid snapshot of one of the most original personalities among Italian translators.

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