10 novels in translation you should know

10. "Georg Letham: Physician and Murderer," by Ernst Weiss (translated from the German by Joel Rotenberg)

"Georg Letham" is the fictitious first-person account of a murderous scientist exiled to a remote island for his crime. Weiss, born in Austria in 1882, committed suicide in 1940 when German troops entered Paris.

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