'A flawless evocation of the literature machine, a witty remodelling of a crime caper, a perfectly formed entertainment.'
Genius never dies — it just needs a good editor.
When one-time literary prodigy Josh Henry resurfaces from obscurity, a struggling independent publisher can't believe his luck. Enter freelance editor Nettie Brown with a simple brief: make contact, get the manuscript, deliver the inevitable masterpiece. But this is no ordinary novel — Nettie is enlisted to help produce a new, improved version of one of the most spectacular failures of the previous decade. Can she negotiate the wounded egos, mangled manuscripts, and missed deadlines before her career succumbs to the final cut? Part mystery, part satire, Good On Paper casts a cool editorial eye over the making of the books we love.
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