[LMB] (news & chat) Miles in Czech, and German
Lois McMaster Bujold
lbujold at myinfmail.com
Mon Jun 19 19:14:15 BST 2006
I received today author's copies of _A Civil Campaign_ in the Czech
language, from Talpress. It's actually a recognizable scene out of the
book, with a recognizable Miles -- arriving to court the gardener with a
bunch of flowers, suitably SF-nal looking aircars in the background
because we wouldn't want people to experience genre-confusion. I've no
idea what the random book buyer in central Europe will make of it, but I
They have a website -- of *course* they have a website, sorry, 20th.
C. flashback there.
Someone who speaks Czech may be able to figure out if they have
cover scans up.
Also received the next German pb omnibus, from the timely
re-packaging Heyne is doing -- a generic cover again, although not
unattractive if you are partial, as I am, to teal blue. They are
calling the whole series _Barrayar_, with subtitles for the sets -- this
one seems to be _Die Revolt_ and contains _Memory_ and _Komarr_.
_Memory_ is re-titled _Viren des Vergessens_, which I'm not sure what it
means but I suspect is a spoiler.
ISBN-13: 978-3-453-52122-3 for the curious.
I must remember to post ISBNs more often. They used to be of
interest only to bookstore clerks, but now with the net they're handy
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