A Good Wife by Samra Zafar

Indian subcontinent rights to Samra Zafar‘s A GOOD WIFE – one of the Washington Post‘s top books of 2019 and a continuous national bestseller in Canada – the story of how at fifteen, Samra Zafar had big dreams of going to university and forging her own path, but had her dreams snatched away from her with almost no warning, and was suddenly married to a stranger at seventeen and left Pakistan for Canada; her new husband and his family promised that the marriage and the move would be a fulfillment of her dreams, not a betrayal of them, but as the walls of their home slowly became a prison, Samra realized the promises were empty ones. Somehow, she found the strength not only to build a new future but to walk away from her past, ignoring the pleas of her family and risking cultural isolation by divorcing her husband; and now speaking up to break the silence on abuse to empower women globally – sold to Manasi Subramaniam, Penguin Random House India by Samantha Haywood in association with Stephanie Sinclair. World rights available ex Canada, HarperCollins; Slovak, Ikar; and Czech, Euromedia. Contact: Samantha Haywood, samantha@transatlanticagency.com.