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#165283 - 01/17/07 04:42 PM euphistic
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speaking of wanting the email address of an author (hi Milo), I wish I knew how to contact Margaret Sayers Peden, the translator of Arturo Perez-Reverte.

In Purity of Blood, she has:
"As for Gongora, that puerile asshole, that
proparoxytonic, euphistic [sic] versifier, that
dabbler in vortices, tricliniums, promptuaria, and
vacillating Icaruses, that shadow on the sun and
eructation of the wind... he is the last thing that
worries me now."

for "euphistic" I read "euphuistic" (artificially elegant) -- either a typo or a rendering of a different form in Spanish.


#165284 - 01/18/07 08:27 AM Re: euphistic
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Maybe through the publisher?

#165285 - 01/18/07 10:59 AM Re: euphistic
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oh, I found a snail-mail address for her, but.

edit: Unfortunately, email is not forwarded to authors, nor can we give out personal mail or email addresses for our authors. To write to an author, please [instructions for writing to publicity dept. follow] - The Penguin Group

Edited by tsuwm (01/18/07 11:06 AM)


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