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Martin Chalmers
Martin Chalmers was born in 1948 and grew up in Glasgow. He was an award-winning translator of Austrian, German and Swiss literature into English and a writer of essays. He translated authors as diverse as Elfriede Jelinek, Ernst Weiss, Alexander Kluge, Thomas Bernhard, Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Peter Handke. Martin Chalmers died in Berlin in 2014. Together with Esther Kinsky he wrote the book Karadag Oktober 2013, a geopoetic exploration of Crimea, published in 2015.

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Issue No. 6

The White Review No. 6 Editorial

The Editors

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Issue No. 6

By the looks of it, not much has changed for The White Review. This new edition, like its predecessors,...

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February 2016

The Reactive

Masande Ntshanga

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February 2016

My back cramps on the toilet bowl. I stretch it. Then I take two more painkillers and look down...

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Issue No. 2

The Brothel

Kit Buchan

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Issue No. 2

I unearthed a little brothel in the spring of forty-three, It was captained by a midwife who was ninety...