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New Zealand YA novel shines at Bologna

Bernard Beckett's YA sci-fi epic Genesis is one of the big hits of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair, selling to Quercus for £100,000 (A$202,500), the largest sum ever paid for a New Zealand young adult novel. The UK publisher has since on-sold rights to  France, Italy, Spain, Canada and Norway,...

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