Congratulations to Peter May!

Huge congratulations to Quercus author Peter May who has just won the Prix Litteraire Cezam Inter-CE for his amazing novel The Blackhouse.

Peter writes:

The Blackhouse is the book that British publishers rejected en masse 6 years ago. Today it is at No.7 in the bestselling UK paperback chart – its 7th week in the Top Twenty. And yesterday it won one of the most prestigious literary prizes in France…

I picked up the national award in Strasbourg yesterday in the amphitheatre of the Faculty of Medicine, in front of an audience of 250 – participants in the vote who had come from all corners of France without knowing who the winner was…

Read all about the award over on Peter May’s blog.

Well done Peter!

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