Anthea Bell OBE (10 May 1936 – 18 October 2018) was an English translator. She was born in Suffolk and went to Somerville College, Oxford. She translated many literary works, especially children's literature, from French, German and Danish. These include Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald, the Inkworld trilogy by Cornelia Funke and the French Asterix comics along with co-translator Derek Hockridge.
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