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O'Brien Press Rights Sold

In recent years the number of O'Brien Press books sold into translation has increased significantly - an indicator of their quality and broad appeal. Many of the rights sales are negotiated at the Frankfurt, London and Bologna book fairs, which we attend annually, with the assistance of Culture Ireland. Our interests are also represented by a number of literary agents throughout the world. Here is a list of titles that have been sold into translation or co-edition with other publishers. Note that this does not include any deal currently under negotiation, so watch this space for developments!

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For a full list of O'Brien Press rights agents, click here.

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Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.

Rights Sold

Lithuanian, United States

Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923

Extended and enhanced, with New Introduction by Author. Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics – women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women.

Rights Sold

Canada, United States

Two worlds. Two different lives. Divided by hate and violence, and thrown together by chance. A crash-landing forces Chamus and Riadni, children from opposite sides of a bitter civil war, together: they find themselves on the run, hunted by killers. Danger and death are closing in from all sides ...

Rights Sold

Canada, Canada, German, Philippines, US and dependencies

Taya and Lorkrin are Myunans – shape-changers who can sculpt their flesh like modelling clay. They must stay ahead of the sinister Noranian Empire and find a way to to sabotage the Harvest Tide Project and avert the disaster it will unleash.

Rights Sold

Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian

Taya and Lorkrin's parents are trapped when a mining tunnel collapses in their secred mountain, Absaleth. Uncle Emos and his friend Draegarm know of a chance to save them -- another entrance to the caves far back in the mountain range. The race is on as the mountain starts to collapse in on itself.

Rights Sold

Russian, Ukrainian

Jack MacAnoolie tries to save his family when they eat stew made from a jigsaw!
Flyer 6

Rights Sold

Spanish

Anyone who opens my journal will die a slow and horrible death
Liz doesn't want her dad or big-bum Marjorie to know everything she's thinking, so she tells her journal instead.

Rights Sold

German, Norwegian, Swedish

A heart-warming story of one boy's search for identity.

Rights Sold

English, Japanese
Radio

When Josephine finds an injured boy in the water at the mouth of a small cove in St Thomas Bay, Malta, some instinct warns her not to tell her family. Perhaps he is a smuggler, or a refugee ...

Rights Sold

Dutch

that'll have ye effin' an' blindin' wojus slang - blatherin' deadly quotations - beltin' out ballads while scuttered - cookin' an Irish Mammy's recipe

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea
This deadly compendium of all your favourite feckin’ books is already an award-winner!

It was named Best Humorous Book at The 2007 Benjamin Franklin Awards in New York.

Rights Sold

United States