Real Life

Real Life

Adeline Dieudonné, Roland Glasser


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• Super lead title for Fall 2019 with an AFP of 20,000 copies • #1 bestseller in France, with 100,000 copies sold within the first month of publication • Mega-international bestseller with 14 licenses sold in heated multi-day auctions to the world’s most prestigious publishers: Italian (Solferino), German (Dtv), Dutch (Atlas Contact), Polish (Znak), Greek, Spanish (Salamandra), Croatian (Znanje), Hebrew (Keter), Finnish (WSOY) and Arabic (Centre Culturel Arabe). • Ecstatic reviews from high-profile outlets from all over the world • “A magnificent heroine of freedom and intelligence” —Le Figaro o “Bitter, raw and fast-paced: a tale that’s filled with a hunger for life.” La Libre Belgique (mayor daily newspaper in Belgium) o ”When the innocence of fairy tales meets the terror of a Stephen King thriller. “RTL (national TV Germany) o “A tremendous energy. A new voice. Mind-blowing.” Pierre Assouline, La République des livres o ”Don’t miss out on this debut novel, both cruel and fierce. Adeline Dieudonné makes her entry in literature like a warrior.” Jérôme Garcin, Le Nouvel Observateur • Promotional campaigns in Europe included print advertising in subway and train stations • Winner of the Prix du Roman FNAC, with a jury of 400 booksellers • Winner of the Prix Filigrane, for literary quality and accessibility • Adeline is a highly promotable author, with the same charm as Leila Slimani, French author of the US bestseller The Perfect Nanny • We’ll produce 1,200 galleys and include the maximum in the ABA Whitebox mailing and pitch this title as an IndieNext pick • 5-city author tour in Spring 2020