Anappara debut goes in 14 territories

Anappara debut goes in 14 territories

The debut novel from Deepa Anappara, which sparked a flurry of excitement over the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) including a nine-publisher auction in the UK, has now secured 14 international territories.

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line was won by Chatto & Windus on the eve of the fair last week following a nine-publisher bidding war. The Bookseller understands her agent, Peter Straus, of Rogers, Coleridge & White, turned down a significant for a world English rights before the auction took place. 

The University of East Anglia PhD student had earlier scooped the second Deborah Rogers Foundat...

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