Sunday, August 11, 2019

The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations, by Minsoo Kang


(High Fantasy) In which we learn how bad translations averted a war and led to lasting peace. (7,867 words; Time: 26m)

"The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations," by (edited by Nisi Shawl), appeared in (RSR review), published on by .

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Review: 2019.264 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: It’s quite a tale how two translators conspired together to keep their bosses from fighting a senseless war.

Con: It’s written like a Wikipedia article, not a story. It’s all narration with zero characterization.

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  1. Reprinted online in Lightspeed 125 (Oct 2020):