Éditions Denoël has acquired French Rights of ''Trago amargo'' (Bitter Drink), by F.G.Haghencbeck. This wonderful crime novel will be published in their prestigious series '& d'ailleurs',where you can find titles by authors such as Alan Bennett, Juan Villoro, Sarah Waters, Takeshi Kitano, Chuck Palahniuk or Arto Paasilinna amongst others.
'Trago amargo', originally published by Joaquín Mortiz (México) is one of those stories that ‘one writes at ease, like being at home’ says Francisco Gerardo Haghenbeck, its author (Mexico City, 1965). With this work the author was unanimously awarded the National Una Vuelta de Tuerca Award to the best crime novel in Mexico. (2006).
RocaEditorial (Spain) recently acquired World Spanish Rights (except Mexico) and will release it in June 2009. Now, Denoël has been the first international Publisher to acquire translation rights.
Translation rights (except French) are free. (firstname.lastname@example.org)