Galgut moves to Chatto for new novel

Galgut moves to Chatto for new novel

Damon Galgut, twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, is moving to Chatto & Windus with his next novel, reuniting him with first UK editor Clara Farmer.

Farmer, Chatto's publishing director, acquired UK Commonwealth rights, excluding South Africa, and audio rights to The Promise from Caroline Wood at Felicity Bryan Associates. Rights have already been sold to Europa in the US and have been snapped up in South Africa, Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands.

The novel charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria as promises, long-made but ...

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