Table of Contents for Best European Fiction 2010


PREFACE XI
INTRODUCTION XV
ALBANIA
ORNELA VORPSI
FROM The Country Where No One Ever Dies
1
AUSTRIA
ANTONIO FIAN
FROM While Sleeping
12
BELGIUM: DUTCH
PETER TERRIN
FROM "The Murderer"
21
BELGIUM: FRENCH
JEAN-PHILIPPE TOUSSAINT
Zidane's Melancholy
34
BOSNIA
IGOR ŠTIKS
At the Sarajevo Market
39
BULGARIA
GEORGI GOSPODINOV
And All Turned Moon
45
CROATIA
NEVEN UŠUMOVIC
Vereš
52
DENMARK
NAJA MARIE AIDT
Bulbjerg
66
ESTONIA
ELO VIIDING
Foreign Women
76
FINLAND
JOHANI BRANDER
FROM Extinction
85
FRANCE
CHRISTINE MONTALBETTI
Hotel Komaba Eminence with Haruki Murakami
96
HUNGARY
GEORGE KONRÁD
Jeremiah's Terrible Tale
107
ICELAND
STEINAR BRAGI
The Sky Over Thingvellir
114
IRELAND: ENGLISH
JULIAN GOUGH
The Orphan and the Mob
131
IRELAND: IRISH
ORNA NI CHOILEÁIN
Camino
149
ITALY
GIULIO MOZZI (AKA CARLO DALCIELO)
Carlo Doesn't Know How to Read
158
LATVIA
INGA ABELE
Ants and Bumblebees
164
LIECHTENSTEIN
MATHIAS OSPELT
Deep In the Snow
173
LITHUANIA
GIEDRA RADVILAVICIUTE
The Allure of the Text
178
MACEDONIA
GOCE SMILEVSKI
Fourteen Little Gustays
192
NETHERLANDS
STEPHAN ENTER
Resistance
199
NORWAY
JON FOSSE
Waves of Stone
213
POLAND
MICHAL WITKOWSKI
Didi
222
PORTUGAL
VALTER HUGO MÃE
dona malva and senhor jos ferreiro
237
ROMANIA
COSMIN MANOLACHE
Three Hundred Cups
246
RUSSIA
VICTOR PELEVIN
Friedmann Space
259
SERBIA
DAVID ALBAHARI
The Basilica in Lyon
273
SLOVAKIA
PETER KRIŠTÚFEK
FROM The Prompter
289
SLOVENIA
ANDREJ BLATNIK
FROM You Do Understand?
295
SPAIN: CASTILIAN
JULIÁN RIOS
Revelation on the Boulevard of Crime
307
SPAIN: CATALAN
JOSEP M. FONALLERAS
Noir in Five Parts and an Epilogue
320
SWITZERLAND
PETER STAMM
Ice Moon
327
UNITED KINGDOM: ENGLAND
DEBORAH LEVY
FROM Swimming Home
338
UNITED KINGDOM: SCOTLAND
ALASDAIR GRAY
The Ballad of Ann Bonny
348
UNITED KINGDOM: WALES
PENNY SIMPSON
Indigo's Mermaid
353
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES AND PERSONAL STATEMENTS 361
TRANSLATOR BIOGRAPHIES 397
ONLINE RESOURCES 401
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 415
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS 419