Is it gonna be translated at all?

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Gerald

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Thanks. I also think SK has changed publisher here. I believe Sleeping Beauties is coming from a new publisher - so this one might have falllen in the gap.

But also Richard Chizmar says he is still busy selling the rights. So it could come after Sleeping Beauties too. It would seem very strange that something by King remains untranslated here.
It does happen though, even with popular writers: Barker's Scarlet Gospels was not translated here - the first time this happened with him, which quite surprised me, because it is about one of his most popular creations. But King is of another level of course.
 

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These are two separate publications. Cemetery Dance only has the publishing rights for his limited edition, not the regular edition. Those rights are negotiated with the various international publishers by Stephen's agent for foreign translations.
 

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I've heard back that foreign rights have been sold to the following countries:

England
Germany
Italy
France
Bulgaria
Greece
Ukraine
Taiwan
Brazil


More may be added later but that's the list as of today.

Thanks. I asked Chizmar, and he said that he thought there would be a Dutch one coming, but had to check a list. But he doesn't really seem to be able to check it, as he hasn't given further information. But I suppose this is the list he is referring to and Netherlands isn't on it as of yet.
 
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Thanks. I asked Chizmar, and he said that he thought there would be a Dutch one coming, but had to check a list. But he doesn't really seem to be able to check it, as he hasn't given further information. But I suppose this is the list he is referring to and Netherlands isn't on it as of yet.
Yes, this is the list I got from Rich.
 

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I think it has to do with the switch to a different publisher in The Netherlands. You can always ask this question on the forum
of the Dutch Stephen King fanclub, there is bound to be someone there who has more info...

Or read the book in the language it was meant to be in, the book is much better that way...:)
 
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I think it has to do with the switch to a different publisher in The Netherlands. You can always ask this question on the forum
of the Dutch Stephen King fanclub, there is bound to be someone there who has more info...

Or read the book in the language it was meant to be in, the book is much better that way...:)
So true. I have put away, planning to sell, my swedish translations of King. I have book by book replaced them with original language, english that is. Cost a bit but some of the titles irked me in swedish.... Salems Lot was named Staden Som Försvann (The City That Disappeared)
 
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