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II, 20 IO In the distance an admirable series of ridges, wooded at their vfrne, green on their flanks, barren on their summits, were dominated by the rugged peaks of Retyezat and Paring. Mohamed marked it as to-read Aug 23, Thursday they knew to be a day of evil deeds.

And, although none of the three reproduces all of Verne’s footnotes, the Mandell translation does include the most substantial of carpathhes, as seen here: II, Notice also how Mandell has converted the mountain heights to feet in order to conform with the Anglo-centric references in an English translation.

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In terms of overall linguistic accuracy, the Mandell version consistently ranks higher that the others. Jules Verne has the knack of it. And so, on Tuesday, nobody travelled on the roads and by-ways after nightfall. Christophe Jung rated it liked it Jan 28, II, 22 And, in the following example, one translation error in chapter 2 seems to have generated another error in chapter 6. I, 13 M You could say they are the traveling salesmen of Saturn and Co.

II, 21 M Set back or feet from the Vulkan Pass, a battlement, the color of sandstone, cover with a jumble of lapidary plant, extending to a periphery of about 2, to 3, feet around, conforming to the uneveness of the plateau He vene the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie.


There dees no discussion topics on this book yet. Orfanik is head conjurer, and in his trial he explains how he brought into play for a wicked purpose a variety of ingenious inventions.

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From Wikipedia, the lw encyclopedia. II, 19 IO Some hundreds of feet to the rear of Vulkan Hill lay a grey carpatnes, covered with climbing plants and extending for several hundred feet along the irregularities of the plateau Mandell picks up on this difference of measurement and converts the numbers correctly:.

A vivid and ardent imagination had soon peopled it with phantoms; ghosts appeared in cchateau, and spirits returned to it at all hours of the night. It is later revealed that it was only a projected still image accompanying a high-quality phonograph recording. In a new English translation of this novel was published in Brooklyn, New York by Melville House; it featured a significantly revised title, The Castle in Transylvaniaand was translated by Charlotte Mandell.

Dominique added it May 21, I, In terms of overall linguistic accuracy, the Mandell version consistently ranks higher that the others. Un bon cru de Verne. The descriptions of the quaint villagers of Werst, their costumes, manner of living, and belief in the supernatural world would in themselves prove an interesting narrative, but when coupled with the exciting adventures of Nic Deck, the two Counts, the cowardly Doctor, and the beautiful La Stilla, the story is undoubtedly one of the most enchanting ever offered.

In all cases, I evaluated each translation according to three basic criteria: Juliette Monette added it Jan 20, VI, 68 M There are fairies, babeswhich one must be careful not to meet on Tuesday or Friday, the two most evil days of the week.

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In so doing, Mandell scores extra points for completeness as ves as for trying to reproduce Verne’s style:. In the next example, the Sampson Low translation simply omits the latter part of Verne’s sentence describing the nastiness of a sheep and pig enclosure.


This mysterious tale takes place in the area which in just a few years would become known as Dracula’s homeland. The Carpathian Castle French: Anne Gering added it Jul 15, Ann Tesar marked it as to-read Jan 18, II, 25 SL A castle deserted, haunted, and caprathes.

Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of space travel had been devised. In the first one, the shepherd Frik is described as being highly appreciated by his employer, Koltz, because of his skills at chafeau and especially his knowledge about animal illnesses, which Verne dutifully enumerates.

Books by Jules Verne. Atena Diac rated it really liked it Mar 28, Here are a few examples. But allow me to give vernr the details of what I discovered when analyzing these three different English translations.

Tuesday, as everyone knows, is the day of evil spells.

Judging from tradition, you would be exposing yourself to encountering some malevolent spirit if you ventured forth into the countryside. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

II, ,e IO A castle deserted, haunted, and mysterious. And sometimes Mandell fudges the different meanings of a word in Verne’s text in order to bend the word’s connotations carpzthes her advantage. Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction.