Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt. 

Publishing on Transworld's Doubleday imprint in hardback in early 2022, the book's author Sophie Haydock is a freelance journalist and editor who also works as a digital editor for the Sunday Times Short Story Award and is associate director of the Word Factory short story organisation.

The deal is the first that Juliet Mushens has done with her new agency, Mushens Entertainment, since parting ways with literary agent Robert Caskie. Publishing directo...

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