Bloomsbury - Janet Skeslien Charles

Nicholas Clee
Rights - Fiction 09 Oct 2008


To Helen Garnons-Williams at Bloomsbury, world English rights (co-publishing with Bloomsbury US) in MOONLIGHT IN ODESSA by Paris-based American author Janet Skeslien Charles. The novel is the story - 'part Desperate Housewives', part A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian' - of Daria, a young Ukrainian woman struggling to make a life for herself and her grandmother in her post-communist country. Charles's agent is Laura Longrigg at MBA. Rights have gone to publishers in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Brazil, Sweden, and Iceland. Publication in autumn 2009 (Bloomsbury USA) and spring 2010 (UK).

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