“International bestseller” claims check out

Turns out the publicists of J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins, and John Green weren’t kidding – these books are international bestsellers.

A copy of The Casual Vacancy in Icelandic at the Reykjavik City Library:

casualvacancy

 

Also from the Reykjavik City Library, a copy of Mockingay (presumably. Could also be The Hunger Games or Catching Fire, but it was with the other “recent bestsellers” (again, presumably), so my best guess is Mockingjay):

mockingjay

 

Finally, from a bookstore in Paris, The Fault in Our Stars. Or in French, Our Contrary Stars, which doesn’t have quite the same ring, but I’m sure Hazel and Augustus are just as heartbreakingly wonderful in French as they are in English. (Side note: in French, bookstore is librarie, and library is bibliotheque.) The cover design remained the same, though:

TFIOS

 

 

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3 responses to ““International bestseller” claims check out

  1. Wow, very cool! Even more impressive that you were able to find them 🙂

  2. Pingback: Roundup: Reading and writing elsewhere | Jenny Arch

  3. :)

    Yep, Hermiskaði is Mockingjay!

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