Saga Egmont to Publish the Captivating Works of Ken Follett in Sweden and Iceland

Saga Egmont is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the internationally best-selling British author, Ken Follett. The agreement grants Saga Egmont digital rights to several of Ken Follett’s critically acclaimed backlist titles, which to date have been unavailable to digital readers in Sweden and Iceland – one of the world’s most passionate reading populations.

Ken Follett’s novels are renowned for their meticulously researched historical settings, intricate plots, and compelling character development. They have garnered international acclaim for their gripping narratives which effortlessly blend fact with fiction creating an utterly immersive experience. 

 “I am delighted to be partnering with Saga Egmont to bring my backlist titles to digital readers in Sweden and Iceland. Saga Egmont’s commitment to accessibility, through both e-books and audiobooks, aligns perfectly with my aim to make literature available to everyone. Together, we hope to create an immersive experience for readers and listeners alike, transcending boundaries and captivating the hearts of an even wider audience.” 

says author, Ken Follett.

The deal includes best-selling titles from Ken Follett’s impressive portfolio

The deal brokered by Saga Egmont Rights Manager, Annalisa Woods, includes many best-selling titles from Ken Follett’s impressive portfolio including “Triple”, “The Key to Rebecca”, “Lie Down with Lions” and “A Dangerous Fortune”. In total, 16 titles are currently included in the deal across the two languages, Icelandic and Swedish. This marks a significant milestone as it represents the first Ken Follett publication in Iceland for over a decade.

As part of the agreement, Saga Egmont’s team will be producing the novels as audiobooks with carefully selected narrators. This initiative aims to make Follett’s extraordinary works more accessible so that everyone can enjoy them – be that traditional readers, e-book fans, or audiobook listeners. 

”We are honored and excited about the prospect of publishing Ken Follett’s riveting and popular authorship in these two very digital markets. Our mission – making great stories accessible everywhere and to everyone – continues in this project reconnecting Ken Follett with his Nordic readers.” – says Lasse Korsemann Horne, Managing Director of Saga.

About Ken Follett

Ken Follett is one of the world’s best-loved authors, selling more than 192 million copies of his 37 books. Follett’s first bestseller was Eye of the Needle, a spy story set in the Second World War. In 1989, The Pillars of the Earth was published and has since become Follett’s most popular novel. It reached number one on bestseller lists around the world and was an Oprah’s Book Club pick. Its sequels, World Without End, A Column of Fire, The Evening and the Morning, and Ken’s latest book, The Armour of Light proved equally popular, and the Kingsbridge series has sold more than 50 million copies worldwide. Follett lives in Hertfordshire, England, with his wife, Barbara. Between them they have five children, six grandchildren, and three Labradors.

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