Not-so-novel saga continues at Fitch

Elise Valmorbida, who will quit as creative director of Fitch when her first novel, Mathilde Waltzing, is published later this year, has confessed that she is “too close” to the project to be able design her own cover. But she managed to include a clause in her contract enabling her to choose who will do the work on her book. And working on the principal that many readers do judge a book by its cover, she has insisted on appointing somebody she knows. The cover will therefore be created by Julian Roberts, her colleague at… Fitch.

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