HarperCollins signs World War Two novel

HarperCollins signs World War Two novel

HarperCollins has snapped up a World War Two novel "full of friendship and hope" by Christopher de Vinck, that was inspired by the essayist's family. 

Rose Sandy, affiliate publisher, acquired world rights for Ashes by Christopher de Vinck from Peter Rubie at the FinePrint Literary Management agency in New York. Harper Inspire will publish the novel in the UK on 28th May 2020. It will be published in the US two days earlier. 

Ashes is inspired by the author’s own family history, which saw his grandfather Major General Joseph Kesten serve in the Belgian army during World War Two as part of...

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