Akashic Books acquires debut by James Brydon

World Rights in The Moment Before Drowning, the debut novel from James Brydon, have been acquired by Akashic Books in New York. Turkish Rights have also been acquired by Kirmizi Tazi/Nora Kitap.

Advance praise for The Moment before Drowning:

“a gripping, atmospheric, submersive novel that is deeply layered and delicately nuanced. I couldn’t put this book down.”
—Cara Black, author of Murder in Saint-Germain

“Take a bit of Albert Camus, mix in some Nobel Prize–winning Patrick Modiano, add a dollop of French noir, and voilà, you have James Brydon’s The Moment Before Drowning.
Denise Hamilton, author of Damage Control

Akashic Books will publish The Moment Before Drowning in hardcover in the US in July 2018. For more information see http://www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/the-moment-before-drowning/

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