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Dutch Dragon Keeper coming in November

18 Aug, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, the Netherlands

The Dutch translation of The Dragon Keeper now has finalised cover art and a publication date. De Kronieken van de Wilde Regenlanden eerste boek: Drakenhoeder will be available 11th of November 2009. You can see the cover here. The book will be published by Luitingh Fantasy.

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On 18 Aug, 2009 bwobbones said

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MAN! Cool cover, why did the dutch get that, and we get the boring yellow one?

On 19 Aug, 2009 Mervi said

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I love the green tones, but it does look a bit too computer-y to my taste.
I don’t think the UK cover is boring, the dragon’s posture is wonderful and straight from the book. :)

On 19 Aug, 2009 Albertosaurus Rex said

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I like the cover, although it actually puts me more in mind of dinosaurs than of dragons…

On 20 Aug, 2009 Chrischa said

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FYI, there’s a small typo in the Dutch title; ‘eesrste’ should be; ‘eerste’.

I used to read the Robin Hobb books in Dutch, but every since I learned enough English I’ve been very happy to be able to switch to the originals. The translators do their best, but there’s no comparing a translator’s job with Hobb’s own writing.

On 21 Aug, 2009 Mervi said

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Thanks Chrischa, I’ve fixed it.

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