Orion signs Winnie M Li in 48-hour pre-empt

Orion signs Winnie M Li in 48-hour pre-empt

Orion Fiction has pre-empted Winnie M Li's new novel Complicit, exploring questions raised by the #MeToo movement and the dark side of Hollywood, for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript. 

Publishing director Francesca Pathak acquired world rights in a two-book deal from Robert Caskie.

The book follows Li's debut novel, Dark Chapter (Legend Press), inspired by an assault the author suffered in 2008. Dark Chapter won the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize as well as being sold in 12 territories around the world.

Complicit is billed as a timely reading group novel abou...

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