Monday, July 6, 2009

Italian rights Great European Novel (Koen Peeters) sold

(Koen Peeters as seen by photographer Koen Broos.)

Italian rights for Great European Novel (Koen Peeters) are sold to Due Punti Edizioni. This independent Italian publisher has an interesting list, reaching from Le Clézio to Alfred Jarry, Jacques Vaché and Boris Vian.

Great European Novel by Koen Peeters was shortlisted for the Libris Literature Prize 2008 and longlisted for the Gouden Uil Literature Prize 2008. The novel has as many chapters as there are European capital cities. It's a biting quest for personal happiness and a quest for the European soul. Bulgarian, Hungarian and Slovenian translations of Great European Novel are upcoming. Don't miss Koen Peeters' precious new novel, The Flowers, which will be published in September.

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