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Established in 1976, Ed Victor Ltd. is a leading UK literary agency and represents authors of both literary and commercial fiction, children's books, and non-fiction including biography, memoir, politics, travel, food and history.
Based in Bedford Square, the heart of literary London, the agency represents its clients' interests directly with publishing houses in the UK and Commonwealth, the US and major European territories, and via sub-agents in the translation markets throughout the rest of the world.
The agency works closely with its clients to build their careers as authors, and markets film, television, audio and other rights in each book project, as appropriate, in all media.
Disney and Harvey Weinstein
to develop Artemis Fowl movie
Disney is developing a movie based on ARTEMIS FOWL by Eoin Colfer to be produced by Harvey Weinstein, with executive producers Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal. The screenplay will be penned by Michael Goldenberg (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix). The ARTEMIS FOWL books have sold over 21 million copies in print and are published in 44 languages worldwide. The full announcement in Variety can be read here.
The Secret Conversations
Ed Victor is interviewed about AVA GARDNER: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS by Peter Evans in The Daily Telegraph.
World War Z
The new film WORLD WAR Z starring Brad Pitt and based on the Max Brooks novel has made its worldwide premiere and is out in cinemas now.
WORLD WAR Z has now been sold in 29 languages.
The Glass Closet
W H Allen has purchased the new book from Lord John Browne, THE GLASS CLOSET, a groundbreaking book that examines how the issue of homophobia pervades the corporate world.
Publication will coincide with the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in June 2014.
ELEVEN DAYS, the debut novel by Lea Carpenter is attracting rave reviews. "Among the smartest of the batch of recent American war novels"
it is "a deeply affecting story about a mother and a son that attests to the debut of an extraordinarily gifted writer."
(Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)
A Short Book About Drawing
Quadrille has acquired A SHORT BOOK ABOUT DRAWING by Andrew Marr. This illustrated book aims to answer questions such as: what, really, is drawing, and how does it help us understand the essential human experience?
Publication will be in October 2013.
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