Der große Basar

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In addition to the t-shirts I mentioned in the last post, the Messenger today brought another something very special, my sample copies of Der große Basar, the German translation/extended edition of The Great Bazaar.

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Der große Basar isn’t just a translation of the US edition, though. It really is unique. In addition to another beautiful cover painting, the German edition has a bunch of all-new  illustrations, including a gorgeous fold-out map of Fort Krasia, The Desert Spear:

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Der große Basar also includes Brayan’s Gold, an all-new Arlen Messenger novella exclusive to the German edition. This story isn’t even being published in English, the language it was written in, until later this year! It’s a German worldwide exclusive, at least for the next few months.

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Here are some links to recent German reviews since the book came out:

Games Orbit

Faerie Fire

Suite 101

Crazy Culture Clap

Reviews on Thalia Books

Posted on April 26, 2010 at 10:44 pm by PeatB
Filed under Craft, Events, Excisions, Germany, Great Bazaar, Interviews, Messenger, Pimpage, Sales, Warded Art, Writing

4 responses to “Der große Basar”

  1. Oh a map! I hope Joe Abercrombie doesn’t see this 😉

    Posted by cmi, on April 27th, 2010 at 4:02 am
  2. That’s is a thing of beauty Peat! Enough to make me wish I could read German….

    The cover and the fold-out map [hehehe @cmi] are really nice, I’m happy for you!

    Posted by Elicius, on April 27th, 2010 at 4:47 am
  3. Germany FTW!
    I can’t wait to read it 😀 But before that i have to read the desert spear…

    Posted by Iris, on April 28th, 2010 at 9:34 am
  4. Where can I get a copy of the German book in the US? I’ve already read the Warded Man in English and German, haven’t read this one yet and I love keeping my German up by reading great books!

    Posted by Justin, on May 4th, 2010 at 10:50 am