Fishing for the Little Pike sold to Germany

German rights of Juhani Karila’s hilarious and acclaimed novel Fishing for the Little Pike was sold to Homunculus!

Homunculus Verlag is an independent publishing house in Erlangen, Bavaria, “looking for exciting and above all unique contemporary literary voices”, as the publisher Laura Jacobi states.

The novelin a carnavalesque spirit of Rabelais and with Don Quijote type of characters, according to Lapin Kansa newspaper, and unequivocally dubbed by the critics as the best Finnish novel of 2019, raised an overwhelming interest among the foreign publishers and has been so far sold to Canada (World French), Denmark, Hungary and Poland, and running the third print in Finland. It also won The Kalevi Jäntti’s Literature Prize and Tähtifantasia Literature Prize earlier this year, and is now nominated for the Jarkko Laine Literature Prize.

German publication is scheduled for Autumn 2021 / Spring 2022.

Congratulations to the author and those lucky German readers!