US book tour dates for Dragon Haven
22 Dec, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, US
Robin Hobb’s US publisher HarperCollins posted tour dates and places for her promotional tour of Dragon Haven in the US next year. Please note that as these dates haven’t yet been confirmed by Robin herself (and most of the bookstores mentioned do not yet list their events for next year) all the details are still tentative.
Dragon Keeper video interview
12 Dec, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, England/UK, US
Farseers and Liveships finally as audio books
10 Dec, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, US
Starting in February 2010 Tantor is going to release the whole Farseer and Liveship traders trilogies as audiobooks. They will also re-publish the Dragon Keeper as an audio book (a UK version already exists). The narrator for the Farseers is Paul Boehmer and Anne Flosnik will do the Dragon Keeper.
Visit Tantor’s Robin Hobb catalogue for more details.
Third part of French graphic novel now available
7 Dec, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, France
L’Assassin Royal: Kettricken, which is part 3 of the ongoing French graphic novel adaptation of the Farseer trilogy, is now available. Visit the publisher’s page for more details and take a look at the and 7 page sample (.pdf file) The illustrator has changed and is now Christophe Picaud. More details about this series is at the PlentyWiki.
Somewhat related: I reported earlier that the French translation of the Soldier Son trilogy is now complete after 7 parts but Lucide told me that there’s still one more book to come. I wonder if the French get extra chapters… ;)
New Robin Hobb interview from Pat
5 Dec, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, Internet
Pat from FantasyHotlist has once again interviewed Robin about her writing and upcoming works. No spoilers in it, and his questions are always interesting, so go visit and read the interview.