Robinson to reprise Gilead set in fourth title

Robinson to reprise Gilead set in fourth title

Virago chair Lennie Goodings has bought the as-yet-untitled fourth novel in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead series.

The new novel will revisit the characters of her celebrated set comprising: Gilead, which won the Pulitzer; Home, winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction; and Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Virago bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Claire Roberts on behalf of Ellen Levine at Trident Media and will publish in 2020.