Student prize-winner signs with Cape

<p>Alex Bowler at Cape has bought UK and Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights in a first novel by Matthew Hooton from Will Francis at Greene &amp; Heaton.</p><p>The book, <em>Deloume Road</em>, is set on Vancouver Island in the 1990s and sees four adolescent boys set off a chain of events that ends in tragedy.</p><p>Hooton won the inaugural Greene &amp; Heaton Prize for the best novel to emerge from the creative writing MA at Bath Spa University.</p>