Peirene Novella Gift Subscription

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Every year Peirene publishes three novellas in translation and sends them directly to subscribers. We search high and low for the most exciting new voices from around the world, and introduce them to English-language readers. A one year novella subscription is the perfect surprise gift for a loved one. Gift subscribers also benefit from 15% off all Peirene books and subscriptions – so it’s a gift that keeps on giving!

This is the Peirene novella gift subscription. Gift recipients receive our latest release, followed by the next two books in the novella series. A gift note can be added at checkout. Free p&p within the UK. International postage costs apply.

Please note that Christmas gifts will be sent out gift wrapped, with a gift note inside, which you can specify at checkout. The outside of the parcel will be marked ‘Not to be opened until 25th December’.

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DECEMBER 2023:
ABOUT UNCLE BY REBECCA GISLER, TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH BY JORDAN STUMP.

A young woman moves to a quiet seaside town to care for her uncle, a disabled veteran with questionable habits. As her world grows smaller, she finds herself relying on this man – her only companion. The debut novel from one of Switzerland’s most exciting young writers.

 

APRIL 2024:
UN AMOR BY SARA MESA, TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH BY KATIE WHITTEMORE.

On the heels of a cryptic mistake, Nat begins a new life in a rural Spanish village. But mutual misunderstanding thrums below the surface, and as tensions mount, the community’s most unexpected impulses emerge.

 

AUGUST 2024:
A SIMPLE INTERVENTION
BY YAEL INOKAI, TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY MARIELLE SUTHERLAND.

A ground-breaking surgical intervention promises to free women from mental illness. But at what cost? Meret, a nurse on the surgical ward, is proud to be part of the solution, but when she falls in love with another nurse, her certainty in the system begins to crumble.

 

DECEMBER 2024:
ON THE GREENWICH LINE BY SHADY LEWIS, TRANSLATED FROM ARABIC BY KATHARINE HALLS

An Egyptian migrant working in a London borough housing department
crosses paths with two other migrants who die in tragic circumstances, in this ambitious novel taking in the themes of grief, race and memory.