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Dutch Farseer graphic novels available soon

27 Oct, 2010 filed under: Robin Hobb, the Netherlands

The ongoing French graphic novel adaptation of the Farseer trilogy will be translated to Dutch. The first part, De bastaard will be available in November and the 2nd part Het Vermogen in February 2011. The publisher is Luitingh. The original French series is planned to have 9 parts, so far 4 of them have been published, the latest being Molly which was released just last month. More details about this project can be found at the wiki. Still no word of a translation to English!
Thanks to our wiki user Evil berry for the details.

The original French graphic novels published so far are available through amazon.co.uk

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Romanian Royal Assassin published

27 Oct, 2010 filed under: Robin Hobb, Romania

The Romanian translations of Robin’s books took two steps forward this week when Asasinul regal, the translation of Royal Assassin was released in two parts by the publisher Nemira. The covers use the original US edition cover art by Stephen Youll and it looks like both volumes were made available at the same time.

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Blue Boots is almost here

18 Oct, 2010 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

Details about Robin’s greatly anticipated next story are beginning to emerge as first reviews of Songs of Love and Death are posted online. “Songs” is an upcoming cross-genre anthology of fantasy and romance with a line up of writers like Neil Gaiman, Peter S. Beagle, Diana Gabaldon and of course Robin Hobb. Her story is titled Blue Boots and it appears to be about a minstrel called Azen and a servant called Timbal. One reviewer describes it as “a great old English tale”. Be careful with spoilers if you click that link!

“Songs” will be released as a hardcover first edition on November 16th by Gallery. You can find more details about the book in our wiki.
You can preorder “Songs of Love and Death” from amazon.com, amazon.co.uk or the Book Depository.
Points to Farseer from our forums and her Google-fu for finding the first useful review! :)

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The Inheritance full table of contents

11 Oct, 2010 filed under: Robin Hobb, Megan Lindholm, England/UK, US

Robin has posted the full table of contents of the Inheritance to her newsgroup. The Robin Hobb stories are: The Inheritance, Homecoming and Cat’s Meat (new). The Megan Lindholm stories are A Touch of Lavender, Silver Lady and the Fortyish Man, Cut, The Fifth Squashed Cat, Strays, Finis (new) and Drum Machine (new).

Visit the wiki to find out more about these stories.

The Inheritance is set to be published March 31st in the UK and May 3rd in the US and it’s already available for preorders at amazon.co.uk (UK hardcover), the Book Depository (paperback) and amazon.com (US trade paperback).

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First US edition of the Inheritance a paperback?

7 Oct, 2010 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

It looks like the first US edition of the upcoming Robin Hobb/Megan Lindholm collection The Inheritance will be a paperback. While the UK hardcover is scheduled for March 31st 2011, the US edition was expected to become available in May 2011 but there weren’t any other details about it yet. Now amazon.com has finally listed the book (thanks to Brad from Robin’s NG for noticing!) and the following: the publisher is still marked as Eos despite the reported global HarperVoyager merge, the publication date is May 3rd and it’s listed as a 400 pages long paperback. Well, the coming months will show if all that information is correct—however the HarperCollins catalogue lists much of the same info.

So, The Inheritance: And Other Stories is available for preorders at amazon.com and our wiki page has all the information available about this title so far.

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