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Melancolique Rodeo - English text release?


Post Posted Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:01 pm
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Anyone know when this book will be available in English text?
Post Posted Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:30 pm
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No, no idea. The English language release was postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdowns in 2020, which seems odd as getting a book out there is a good idea when people often have more time to read and think. Since then, no new release date has been announced. I really hope it's not been cancelled.

For what it's worth, I bought the French version on Kindle, and managed to read it using a combination of my poor French and the built-in translate option. I could highlight 2-3 pages at a time, translate to English, and then work thru that way. It took me ages, but hey, that's what being a super fan is all about! :D
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Post Posted Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:59 pm
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Richard-Eastham wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:30 pm No, no idea. The English language release was postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdowns in 2020
Covid-19 has now become a really great excuse to delay/cancel pretty much anything.
which seems odd as getting a book out there is a good idea when people often have more time to read and think.
I don't think they are using it as the "it's not a good time for books" excuse, it's more like "work on the book is now complicated" excuse.
Post Posted Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:47 pm
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This be the labyrinthine ways of the publishing world. I've got two books on hold that are translations of a very well-known Nordic writer – with significant market interest – but 'the time's not right' factor has swung in. It's often down to the subject (or in my case, their estate), clearance issues over quotes or excerpts... or just budgets. Not just for printing and distributing the book, but for marketing and promotion and things like that.

These budget allocations can happen years in advance, and with the COVID cutbacks now in the mix... I'd say we're probably a couple of years away from release.

But I really, really hope I'm wrong!!
Post Posted Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:22 pm
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The English text version has been ready for a while.

On JM's facebook chat last week, he stated the English version is ready to be released but has been delayed by the Covid pandemic.

It will be released later on this year when the book shops re-open.
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Post Posted Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:24 pm
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mikezero wrote: Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:22 pmOn JM's facebook chat last week, he stated the English version is ready to be released but has been delayed by the Covid pandemic.

It will be released later on this year when the book shops re-open.
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He also stated other languages are considered (Spanish, Russian, ...)
Post Posted Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:42 pm
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TF is this GIF from?
Post Posted Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:12 pm
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Is that Michel Geiss in that GIF with JMJ?! 😁
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Post Posted Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:21 pm
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Jote wrote: Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:42 pm TF is this GIF from?
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And no, no Michel Geiss in this video :-D







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