Acclaimed English translator Anthea Bell was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in recognition of her work. In making German authors such as Franz Kafka, Stefan Zweig, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Cornelia Funke and many more “accessible to wider readerships by the means of translation” she makes “an invaluable contribution to furthering understanding between Germany and the UK”, said ambassador Peter Ammon at a reception at the German embassy in London on 29 January 2015.

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