Angry Robot signs Matthew De Abaitua

Angry Robot has signed a two books from Arthur C Clarke-nominated author Matthew De Abaitua. The publisher bought world English rights in a deal wit Sarah Such of Sarah Such Literary Agency. The first book, If Then, is a novel in two parts, covering both the First World War and an English town in the near-future, where an economic collapse has left people under the control of an algorithm known as The Process. It will be published in September 2015. The second book, The Destructives, is described as "Mad Men" in space, and will follow in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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