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How Wilbur Smith Won A £15million Deal - For Others To Write His Blockbusters

Posted at 5:36PM Monday 10 Dec 2012

Best-selling novelist Wilbur Smith has signed a £15million agreement to produce six more books for his new publisher, HarperCollins.

And the twist in the tale is that he doesn't even have to write them himself.

The 79-year-old author, whose books have sold more than 122million copies since 1964, has promised to produce up to two titles a year for three years with the help of 'carefully selected co-authors'.

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