Fiction Nation: Lost (and Found!) In Translation

by Allana Luta This month’s Fiction Nation is not exactly an “adaptation” but a translated version. I decided to read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in *drum roll* Filipino! (It’s not strictly Tagalog because English words are sprinkled here and there.) This edition was given to me a couple of Christmases ago and I only got around to reading it last month. I kept putting it off for a couple of reasons: 1) I don’t like re-reading the same book, even if it’s Harry Potter, because I get bored, and 2) it’s in Filipino. Let me be frank: I don’t…