Oneworld buys IPAF winner

Oneworld has acquired Ahmed Saadawi’s Frankenstein in Baghdad, the winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). Publisher Juliet Mabey acquired UK and Commonwealth, excluding Canada, first serial, audio and ebook rights from Rosy Locke at Andrew Nurnberg Associates. This will be Saadawi’s first novel to be translated into English. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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