I live on the Moon. Or at least it feels like that.
The actual map shows that I’m somewhere in Europe, but I’m on the Moon according to many publishers. I can’t get some titles because they are “not for sale in this country/region”. They are online titles!
I understand it when they are too lazy to spin the globe and find a country they need to deliver a physical copy to, so they just don’t. But not to include a country in the list of licensed for online sales?! And then they all go Indiana Jones fighting pirates.
I’m sure there are eloquent explanations from the world of business and publishing as to why such things can happen. I belong to neither of those worlds, so in my blissful ignorance I feel justified to say: “What the actual …?!”
Updated on 16.09.18:
Cara Hunter replied via twitter that an author has no control over where their book will be sold. Thank you Cara for the reply.