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New sales for Metres per Second by Stine Pilgaard

October 28 2020

To feel at home in a book?

This week Metres per Second is sold for publication in English and Swedish

A truly original novel, Stine Pilgaard displays an unbridled sense of humor and a sharp eye for the many obstacles and failures in human interaction…. In a hilariously funny, liberating way, Metres per Second depicts the all-too-recognizable daily struggle to connect and belong. A refreshing and uplifting read to lighten up these gray and lonely times and feel at home in a book says Judith Uyterlinde in World Editions.

Sharp, observant, entertaining, and empathetic says the acquiring editor in Modernista, the novel’s greatness is that it does not rely on tricks or shortcuts, but only warm-hearted storytelling and an incredible ability to depict scenes. Metres per Second will be published in Swedish autumn 2021.

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November 11 2021

German and Spanish language rights sold for The Cemetery of the Sea

Now 9 foreign sales!

International interest is increasing, we are happy for announcing a two-book deal to Kiepenheuer & Witch in Germany. Helga Frese-Resch, the German publisher secured a two-book deal and says: “This is exactly what we have been looking for, a perfect family saga with elaborated characters, a page-turning pace, an intelligent plot, an interesting historical background, and a perfect setting”.

Aranzazu Sumalla, acquisition editor at Ediciones B (Penguin Random House Spain) secured world Spanish rights for Havets kirkegård, she says: “This is an intense novel with a captivating and relentless plot that keeps the reader hooked from the first pages on. All this is accompanied by compelling characters, vibrant and exotic settings as well as a solid historical background that allows us to discover some unknown pages from Norway’s past but also from the years that have carved 20th century Europe as we know it.”

Hungarian and Italian offers are in, this adventurous story will be continued!

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