W&N pre-empts second novel from David Thewlis

W&N pre-empts second novel from David Thewlis

Actor David Thewlis’ second novel, a "darkly comic exploration of the creative mind", has gone to Weidenfeld & Nicolson in a pre-empt. 

Federico Andornino, publishing director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for Shooting Martha from Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown. It will be published in hardback, export trade paperback, e-book and audio on 5th August 2021. 

The novel is described by W&N as “a darkly funny and ultimately devastating story set between a London film set and a villa in the south of France”. 

The synopsis reads: “Celebrated dire...

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