Orion obtain world rights to Michelle Paver’s Dark Matter
Orion has obtained world rights to an adult novel by bestselling children’s author Michelle Paver. The title will be published in hardback on 21st October.
The novel is set in 1937 on the Norwegian Arctic island of Spitsbergen, now known as Svalbard. The story focuses on a group of hopeful young Englishmen who set off with ambitions of scientific discovery, only to find there is something sinister lurking in the snow.
Paver is one of the top-selling authors in the UK. Her children’s series, The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, has sold one million copies in the UK and two million copies worldwide, with sales in 33 territories.