John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

John Murray pre-empts Lichtarowicz's Soviet-set novel on exclusive submission

Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt.

Publisher Jocasta Hamilton pre-empted world rights in The Snow Hare on an exclusive submission from Clare Alexander at Aitken Alexander in “a strong” five-figure deal, the publisher said. Helen O’Hare at Little, Brown US has acquired North American rights and The Snow Hare will be John Murray’s lead fiction title for the Frankfurt Book Fair. 

“Inspired by the author’s grandmother, The Snow Hare is a beautiful, wrenching novel about love and consequences and our incredible capacity...

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