Peirene Novella Series: Gift Subscription


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.

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All our books are sent to subscribers 6-8 weeks before publication. You also receive free UK shipping on every subscription book and 15% off all further purchases.

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As the Eagle Flies by Nolwenn Le Blevennec, translated from French by Madeleine Rogers. Delivered September 2023

‘A subtle, singular novel of profound insight, delivered in a voice so hilarious, intimate and frank, it was as if I suddenly had a zany French genius for my best friend. I enjoyed this book so much it felt illicit.’
Isobel Wohl, author of Cold New Climate

About Uncle by Rebecca Gisler (translated from French by Jordan Stump). Delivered December 2023

'About Uncle is a diamond-sharp gem of a novel about the inescapable bonds of family. Once you meet him, you, too, will never be free of Uncle.' Stephen Sparks, Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes, CA)