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Three nominations for The One Needful Thing by Olaug Nilssen

November 11 2020

The One Needful Thing by Olaug Nilssen is nominated to the Booksellers’ Prize, The National Book Award (the Brage Prize) and the Young People’s Critics’ Prize 2021 – to be awarded in March 21. A professional jury selects 8 titles to be read and discussed between young readers. The jury underlines the liberating reneval of the tragedy in this critical acclaimed novel.

So ruthlessly and compassionately written that the reader gasps for breath. (Dagens Næringsliv).

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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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