Barrington bags Wheatle tale

Barrington Stoke has signed a "sharply witty, suspenseful and heartfelt" YA novella by Alex Wheatle. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wheatle brings 'light-hearted tribute to teen life' to Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke will publish The Humiliations of Welton Blake, a new teen novella from Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner Alex Wheatle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barrington Stoke acquires 'hilarious' tale of a royal family's fall from grace

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Little, Brown bags rights to Second World War tale Liberation

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Historical tale of fashion pioneer to Barrington Stoke

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Blink bags real-life tale of mother’s hunt for kids

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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

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Tales of complicated rogues — from the lovable to the murderous

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A Nixon aide who was Haldeman’s punching bag

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