RosettaBooks To Publish 18 Robert Graves eBooks

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The world-renowned novelist and translator’s legacy expands in digital form.

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'The comprehensive publishing plan offered by RosettaBooks appealed to the copyright holders,' said Linda Shaughnessy on behalf of AP Watt at United Agents.

Leading independent digital publisher RosettaBooks has licensed United States eBook rights to I, Claudius and Claudius the God, the two most celebrated works of poet, novelist, critic and historian Robert Graves, who published more than 140 works during his long career.

One of the great figures of 20th century English poetry and literature, Robert Graves was acknowledged as a master of myth-inspired novels, stories based on literary events and translations of ancient Greek and Roman texts. He also wrote some of the most popular works on these same topics for children. “We are privileged to add these 18 works of Robert Graves to our major author collections at RosettaBooks,” said Arthur Klebanoff, CEO of RosettaBooks.

“The comprehensive publishing plan offered by RosettaBooks appealed to the copyright holders,” said Linda Shaughnessy on behalf of AP Watt at United Agents.

With the assistance of Jonathan Ward, head of the London office for RosettaBooks, and Roger Cooper, Associate Publisher, the eBook publisher will distribute eBook editions of all 18 books, and print on-demand editions of 12 books. The first tiles will be published in Spring 2014.

The RosettaBooks Robert Graves collection will include United States eBook rights to:

Novels about ancient Greece and Rome: I, Claudius; Claudius the God; Count Belisarius; The Golden Fleece; Homer’s Daughter

Translations: The Golden Ass by Apuleius; The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius; The Anger of Achilles by Homer *

Historical novels: King Jesus; The Isles of Unwisdom*; Wife to Mr Milton; Proceed Sergeant Lamb*; Sergeant Lamb’s America; They Hanged My Saintly Billy*

Children’s Versions: Myths of Ancient Greece Retold for the Young*; The Siege and Fall of Troy*

Biographical: Lawrence and the Arabs*

Other non-fiction: Hebrew Myths (with Raphael Patai)*

*World English rights

“We appreciate that RosettaBooks will help make these works more accessible worldwide,” said William Graves on behalf of The Trustees of Robert Graves Copyright Trust.

About RosettaBooks: RosettaBooks is the leading independent digital publisher. Its prominent author collections include 52 works of Winston Churchill, 35 titles by renowned science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, 20 works by Kurt Vonnegut, 12 titles from international bestselling business author Stephen R. Covey and 18 works by Robert Graves, celebrated 20th century English poet, critic, and author of I, Claudius and Claudius, the God. RosettaBooks also publishes eBook lines in collaboration with AARP, Harvard Health Publications and Mayo Clinic. Publisher of ten Kindle Singles, including Ray Bradbury’s The Playground, RosettaBooks has launched nine of them to bestseller status. RosettaBooks is an Inc. 500 company, on the exclusive list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.

For more information, please visit RosettaBooks.com and follow the e-publisher on Facebook.

Press Contact: Navjot Khalsa I Digital Marketing Manager I nkhalsa(at)rosettabooks(dot)com

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