Massive Global Release Planned for Funke

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary

Cornelia Funke

Fans of Cornelia Funke, author of the international bestsellers The Thief Lord and Inkheart, will be happy to know that her new novel Reckless is set to go on sale on September 14th. As reported in the Boersenblatt, the total number of hardcover copies printed is expected to surpass the one million mark. The book will also be released simultaneously by Chicken House in Great Britain and Little, Brown in the US.  Reckless is the first part in a trilogy that follows two brothers into a magical world and recalls the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.  A huge event in NYC will kick off the publication of the book and will be broadcast live around the world.

VISIT: The Recklesspreview site.

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Siobhan O'Leary

Siobhan O’Leary is a literary agent, translator and writer based in Berlin. She previously worked in the Foreign Rights department of the Crown Publishing Group (Random House) and at the publishing consulting firm Market Partners International.