Dolly Alderton's first novel goes to Fig Tree

Dolly Alderton's first novel goes to Fig Tree

Fig Tree will publish journalist and author Dolly Alderton’s debut novel, Ghosts, about a food writer with a dedicated online following whose personal life is falling apart.

The Penguin General imprint’s publishing director Juliet Annan bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada from Clare Conville at C&W. Fig Tree declined to divulge figures but said that as Alderton’s publishers, the manuscript was not offered to anyone else. Ghosts will be published by Fig Tree in hardback in October 2020 retailing at £14.99 and then Penguin paperback in £8.99.

The novel follows Nina, a 32 year...

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