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The Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice

1 Mar, 2019 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

A new US hardcover edition of Assassin’s Apprentice will be published later this year! This is a special illustrated edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beginning of Fitz’s tale. The publisher is DelRey and the book will feature 10 full-colour illustrations by Magali Villeneuve. This special edition will also feature a new foreword from the author. It is schedule to be published the 1st of October 2019 and is already available for preodering.

Preorder from bookdepository, amazon.co.uk, amazon.com.

All the various special (and regular!) editions of Assassin’s Apprentice are listed at the wiki.

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Czech Rain Wild Chronicles

9 Dec, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, Czech

The Rain Wild Chronicles will be published in Czech by Fragment. The first part, Dračí strážce, was released on the 15th of November.

The book features wonderful original art on the front cover depicting Thymara and Sintara.

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Free sample from The Book of Swords

24 Aug, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb

Unbound Worlds is currently offering an excerpt of the first 50 pages of the Book of Swords anthology. The Book of Swords features a Six Duchies story titled Her Father’s Sword and as it happens to be the second story in the book, it’s fully included in this sample!

The Book of Swords has also started to appear around the world in translations this year, including Bulgarian, Italian, Polish and Portuguese. It will also have a followup volume titled The Book of Magic in October, which will include a new Megan Lindholm story.

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Hobb to visit the Netherlands, Portugal and Italy

29 Jul, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal

Robin has just confirmed her traveling schedule for the rest of 2018.
First up is Castlefest in the Netherlands from the 2nd to the 5th of August.
Then there’s Festival Bang! in Lisbon, Portugal on the 27th of October. They’ve put up a video on youtube about it!
And then she’ll also attend the Lucca Comics and Games in Lucca, Italy which takes place form the 31st of October to the 4th of November.

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Robin Hobb wins the Gemmell Legend Award

14 Jul, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, England/UK

Robin Hobb has won the 2018 Legend Award for Assassin’s Fate at the Gemmell Awards, as announced at Edge-Lit in Derby, UK yesterday. This is the tenth year of the Gemmell Awards, which are given for fantasy novels in the traditional, heroic, epic or high genres, or in the spirit of David Gemmell’s own work. The Legend Award is given to the fantasy title judged to be the previous year’s best by open vote. Congratulations, Robin!

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