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New editions of Cloven Hooves

1 Jun, 2019 filed under: Megan Lindholm, England/UK, France

A new paperback edition of the classic Megan Lindholm story Cloven Hooves is set to be published in August in the UK. The cover art has finally been made public, and the book is available for preordering (UK amazon, or bookdepository with free worldwide shipping).

Cloven Hooves is “contemporary” fantasy (although set several decades in the past at this point) and takes place in the US northwest. It was originally published in 1991 and the English language editions have been out of print for a long time. It was first published in French in 2004 as Le Dieu dans l’ombre—this June sees its third edtion in French with a new paperback from ActuSF.

A complete publication history and all the translations of this title can be found at the wiki.

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Robin is visiting Poland and France soon

11 May, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, France, Poland

Next weekend, from the 18th to the 20th of May, Robin Hobb will be at Pyrkon in Poznań, Poland. You can see her schedule here.

After that, she will be at Imaginales in Epinal, France from the 25th to the 27th—the schedule for that is here. She might also be visiting Paris, so stay tuned for updates if you’d like to meet her there.

//update! See also Robin’s website for an up-to-date schedule for both events.

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Robin Hobb appearances in March: Seattle & France

27 Feb, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, US, France

First, Robin will be at the Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle which takes place from March 1st to the 4th. Her schedule is here at the official site . It sounds like some really exciting things might take place there!

Then, from the 15th to the 21st of March, she will be in France. A more detailed schedule can be seen at J’ai Lu’s Facebook page. Her French readers are super lucky this year, as she will also be at Imaginales in May!

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New Elderlings translations out this autumn

13 Oct, 2017 filed under: Robin Hobb, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Denmark

The Farseer trilogy is getting published in Danish for the first time, and Royal Assassin just came out in September in a hardcover edition from Cicero with the title Kongelig Snigmorder.

Not a new translation per se, but the German Farseer trilogy is getting new covers and titles this autumn—for the third time! This is a paperback edition, also available in ebook formats. The first part, Die Gabe der Könige was published in August, Der Bruder des Wolfs is out next week and the third volume, Der Erbe der Schatten, will follow on the 11th of December.

The first part of the split French edition of Assassin’s Fate with the title Sur les rives de l’Art is just around the corner, and will be available on the 25th of October from Pygmalion.

Right on its heels is the (full) Italian translation, L’assassino—L’ultima caccia, which will be out the 31st of October from Sperling & Kupfer.

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New and upcoming Robin Hobb titles

1 Aug, 2016 filed under: Robin Hobb, England/UK, US, France

Paperback editions of Fool’s Quest are now available in both the UK and US.

Del Rey has published the US cover art for Fool’s Assassin. The estimated publication date is now the 7th of March 2017 and both UK and US editions are available for preorders. All details at the brand new wiki page!

The French graphic novel adaptation of the Farseer trilogy that started in 2008 will conclude in September this year when the tenth volume, Vérité le Dragon is published.

Subterranean Press has announced a first-ever US hardcover set of the Farseer trilogy, and they feature beautiful new cover art by none other than John Howe! Previously only the third volume had appeared in hardcover in the US. The super limited “lettered edition” has already sold out, but you can still pre-order the signed and numbered limited edition set or individual books.

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