Are you ready to enter Babel?

Oxford, 1836.

The city of dreaming spires.

It is the centre of all knowledge and progress in the world.

And at its centre is Babel, the Royal Institute of Translation. The tower from which all the power of the Empire flows.

Orphaned in Canton and brought to England by a mysterious guardian, Babel seemed like paradise to Robin Swift.

Until it became a prison…

But can a student stand against an empire?

An incendiary new novel from award-winning author R.F. Kuang about the power of language, the violence of colonialism, and the sacrifices of resistance.

 

Babel is one of our most anticipated releases from HarperVoyager in 2022. Coming September 1, R.F. Kuang’s new novel has already had a fantastic, fanatic reception from readers of The Poppy War.

Booktok

Babel is already making headway on Tiktok, with over 3 million views for the hashtag #EnterBabel and almost 700,000 for #BabelRFKuang. The dark academia fantasy is taking Booktok by storm and we can’t see that changing anytime soon! In fact, we’ve even added Babel to our Tiktok order form.

Quotes

We’ve had some great quotes come in from early readers of Babel. Here are some of our favourites:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Assets and POS

We are taking orders for A2 Babel posters! We have a limited number available so if you’re interested in some posters for your store, please do drop us an email at HarperReach@HarperCollins.co.uk and let us know.

We have a number of digital assets available, which you can view and download here. You will also find the downloads for more POS, which you can print at home, if you have not ordered numbers from us already.

 

Any questions?

If you have any queries about Babel or any other title, please do drop us an email on HarperReach@HarperCollins.co.uk

 

Other Resources

Order Form: Award winners

We're very proud of all our authors and it's wonderful to see them gaining international recognition through prizes and awards. Read More

Order Form: Crime & Thriller

We've got some fantastic new crime and thriller books coming out, guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. Read More

Order Form: Children’s Picture Books

Our Children's Picture Books order form features bestselling authors such as Oliver Jeffers, Dr Seuss, David Walliams and Judith Kerr. Read More

Order Form: LGBTQ+ titles

Take a look at our offering of LGBTQ+ titles, including fiction stories featuring LGBTQ+ characters and non-fiction biographies, histories and memoirs. Read More

Order form: Coronation

King Charles will be crowned the King of England on the 4th May 2023. Celebrate his coronation with these royal titles! Read More

Order Form: Tiktok

Read all about the big HarperCollins titles on Tiktok and fill in the order form now to complete the Booktok section in your store. Read More

Order Form: Young Adult

Find out about our collection of YA books, featuring titles by top YA authors including Tahereh Mafi, Alice Oseman, and Veronica Roth. Read More

Order Form: David Walliams

Since his debut children’s book published in 2008, David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and is the biggest British children’s author to debut this century. Read More

Order Form: Camilla Lackberg

Camilla Lackberg is a worldwide bestseller renowned for her brilliant contemporary psychological thrillers. Read More

Order Form: Tahereh Mafi

Check out the latest Tahereh Mafi order form, featuring her hugely popular Shatter Me series and the new This Woven Kingdom. Read More