Betsy Wing


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  1. The Overseer's Cabin

    The Overseer's Cabin

    Written by Édouard Glissant, Translated by Betsy Wing

    UNP - Bison Original

    With Édouard Glissant’s The Fourth Century, the Village Voice observed, “we get the full effect of his overarching project: a literary exorcism of Martinique’s scarred psyche and past, a lingering cry against the ‘black... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2011
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. White Spirit

    White Spirit

    Translated by Betsy Wing, Written by Paule Constant

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    After answering a classified ad placed by an import-export company looking for energetic young men willing to take on responsibilities for its African branches—no diploma required—Victor finds himself on The Will of God, a... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2006
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Trading Secrets

    Trading Secrets

    Written by Paule Constant, Translated by Betsy Wing, Introduced by Margot Miller

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    Winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1998, this book is the work of one of France's most celebrated and interesting novelists writing at the height of her powers. It is fiction that leads readers through fascinating chambers of life... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2001
    Paperback | £17.99
  4. The Fourth Century

    The Fourth Century

    Translated by Betsy Wing, Written by Édouard Glissant

    UNP - Bison Books

    The Fourth Century tells of the quest by young Mathieu Béluse to discover the lost history of his country, Martinique. Aware that the officially recorded version he learned in school omits and distorts, he turns to a quimboiseur... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2001
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. The Governor's Daughter

    The Governor's Daughter

    Written by Paule Constant, Translated by Betsy Wing

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    The Governor’s Daughter is an extraordinary tale of innocence adrift in a monstrous world. Set just after World War I in the French penal colony in Cayenne, French Guiana, it is the story of Chrétienne, the seven-year-old daughter... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1998
    Paperback | £11.99
  6. Outwitting the Gestapo

    Outwitting the Gestapo

    Written by Lucie Aubrac, Translated by Betsy Wing and Konrad Bieber, Introduced by Margaret Collins Weitz

    UNP - Nebraska

    Lucie Aubrac (1912-2007), of Catholic and peasant background, was teaching history in a Lyon girls' school and newly married to Raymond, a Jewish engineer, when World War II broke out and divided France. The couple, living in... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1994
    Paperback | £13.99
  7. The Book of Promethea

    The Book of Promethea

    Written by Helene Cixous, Translated by and Introduced by Betsy Wing

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    In writing Le Livre de Promethea Hélène Cixous set for herself the task of bridging the immeasurable distance between love and language. She describes a love between two women in its totality, experienced as both a physical... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1991
    Paperback | £12.99