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Teenager's Tale Of Angst Wins Six-figure Deal

Posted at 10:22AM Sunday 06 Jul 2014

A student has secured a six-figure publishing deal for her debut novel, written when she was 17.

Alice Oseman, now a 19-year-old studying at Durham University, submitted sample chapters of Solitaire, her semi-autobiographical book about a girl who feels disconnected from her friends, to nine leading literary agents.

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