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Östnäs’ Viking Saga nominated for Best Debut Prize!

16 March 2016

Elisabeth Östnäs’ much praised debut in the Children’s and YA-genre, The Daughter Of the King (Kungadottern) has been shortlisted for the Slingshot Prize (Best Debut of the year in this genre). The book is the first part of a trilogy called The Saga of Turid.

The jury’s motivation reads as follows:

“The Daughter Of the King is the rare combination of a historical account full of penetrating psychological insights and a thrilling adventure, all in one story. What’s more, it is written in an enriching language. Elisabeth Östnäs elevates the Viking Saga into a work about the most profound conditions for human existence.”

The Prize is awarded by the Children’s and YA-section of the Swedish Writer’s Union. The winner will be announced at a ceremony on April 5.

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Rights sold

North American rights sold to Penguin Books

March 2018

Russian rights sold to AST Publishers.

February 2018

Dutch rights sold to AtlasContact

February 2018

Danish rights sold to Gyldendal.

February 2018

Danish rights sold to Gyldendal.

February 2018

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