Giller Prize-longlisted author and screenwriter Elisabeth de Mariaffi’s THE RETREAT, a chilling literary thriller in the vein of THE HUNTING PARTY and THE SHINING, in which a dancer arrives at a remote mountain retreat hoping for artistic inspiration—only to find it’s disaster that strikes when an avalanche traps her among strangers who begin, one by one, to meet unspeakable ends, to Helen O’Hare at Mulholland Books, by Samantha Haywood at Transatlantic Literary Agency (World English ex Canada). Rights previously to Iris Tupholme at HarperCollins Canada. TV/Film Jiah Shin at CAA.