Vikas Swarup's SIX SUSPECTS, from the author of Q&A, the novel that "Slumdog Millionaire" is based on, showing that there's a caste system even in murder in this richly-textured whodunit, to Toni Plummer at Thomas Dunne Books, by Helen Edwards at Transworld (US).NB. The Six Suspects was published in the UK last July and the paperback will be out later this month. Bradley's first Flavia de Luce book , The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, was published here in January.
Alan Bradley's next three Flavia de Luce whodunits, featuring an 11-year-old pig-tailed detective with a passion for poison who lives in a gothic mansion in 1950s England, again to Kate Miciak at Bantam Dell for Delacorte, by Denise Bukowski at The Bukowski Agency (US).
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Publishing Deals - Swarup & Bradley
From Publisher's Lunch: