Translate a 200,000 word (650 page) science fiction novel from French into English. Looking for a native English speaker, fully bilingual in French. Past experience, both writing and translating, is required.
The protagonist is a 21 year-old girl living in a dystopian future where men have been exterminated and enslaved. She comes to the realization that men are being used as cattle, and that her society is a repressive totalitarian state. She rebels against this, and fights the system. Think similar tones to "The Hunger Games" but more mature and dark.
- A native English speaker, with an excellent command of the French language. The French author at times uses extremely eloquent and descriptive language, so you must be fully bilingual.
- A proven translator with past experience, both writing and translating, who might develop a passion for the work itself, in order to create a true-to-spirit translation. “True to spirit” is the important qualifier,...