Icefall in German

Yesterday, I received copies of the German translation of Icefall. I think it’s a really interesting take, and I particularly like the tattoos on Solveig’s hand and face. I had never pictured her that way, but I think it’s pretty cool. It’s also fun to see how widely interpretations of the material can vary, when comparing this, the more realistic German cover:

to the more fantastical, almost ethereal Italian translation:

In some ways, this is actually a reflection of the different ways people read the book.

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Just a reminder, I’ll be in Utah this week doing a couple of library events on the 17th, in Murray and Brigham City. If you’re in the area, come on by! Details to the right in the sidebar.

 

 

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  1. Wow. They are both so different and beautiful. I love how the different cultures push through the images. Congrats on the translations! How exciting…

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