“The Book of Elsewhere” by Keanu Reeves and China Miéville goes to Del Rey
Del Rey is set to unleash a literary sensation with the upcoming release of “The Book of Elsewhere,” the debut novel from none other than Hollywood star Keanu Reeves per thebookseller.com. In a groundbreaking collaboration with renowned author China Miéville, Reeves weaves a narrative that promises to captivate readers across the globe.
Securing North American rights, Del Rey’s Vice-President and Editor-in-Chief, Ben Greenberg, expressed enthusiasm for the project, ensuring that the novel will be expertly edited under his guidance.
The eagerly anticipated work is scheduled to hit both print and e-book formats on July 23, 2024, accompanied by a simultaneous audio edition from Penguin Random House Audio.
Ben Brusey, Publishing Director at Century & Del Rey, who secured UK and Commonwealth rights, couldn’t contain his excitement, hailing Reeves and Miéville as a dream writing duo. Set in the world of the Brzrkr comic series, co-created by Reeves, Matt Kindt and Ron Garney, “The Book of Elsewhere” promises to deliver “science fiction at its very best.”
Describing the novel as a “literary blockbuster,” Brusey teased a story that follows an immortal warrior on an epic quest spanning centuries. The narrative seeks to unravel the secrets of immortality, offering readers a compelling exploration of the character’s journey.
Reeves expressed his delight with Miéville’s clear vision for the story, while Miéville, in turn, praised the collaborative process, emphasising the joy of playing with the toys Reeves had meticulously crafted over the years.