Rizzoli (RCS group, Italy) has acquired Italian Rights of ‘Hierba Santa’ (Sacred Herbs), by F.G. Haghenbeck, for publication in 2011.
Originally published in Spanish by Editorial Planeta Mexicana (Mexico only).
Rights also sold to: Atria Books/Simon & Schuster (World English), Suhrkamp/Insel (Germany), Orlando Publishers/Bruna (The Netherlands), Planeta Brasil (Brazil), Shangai 99 (China).
Hierba Santa, with echoes of Magic Realism, is a vivid and tender homage to Frida Khalo, a woman who changed the course of modern art and has become an icon for many people all over the world.
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