W&N Fiction

Archive for October, 2011

A superb new fantasy trilogy comes to Gollancz . . .

Gollancz Team: - October 28th, 2011
Acquisitions, Fantasy, News

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The Book and The Sword fantasy trilogy by debut author Antoine Rouaud was acquired in a pre-emptive deal by Gollancz at the Frankfurt Bookfair this year. Editorial Director Gillian Redfearn took World English Language rights off the table within hours of hearing the pitch, to the delight of Antoine’s publisher and agent Stephane Marsan of Bragelonne. The Book and The Sword went on to be the fantasy series of the fair, with a pre-emptive deal made in Germany, by Sascha … More

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An unmissable Gollancz debut for 2013

Gollancz Team: - October 28th, 2011
Acquisitions, Elizabeth May, Fantasy, News

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Humans will be the hunted. Love will be tested. Vengeance will be had. An unmissable Gollancz debut for 2013!

UK and Commonwealth rights to The Falconer trilogy by debut author Elizabeth May were snapped up in a six-figure pre-emptive deal by Gollancz just before the Frankfurt Bookfair this year. Editorial Director Gillian Redfearn did the deal with Heather Baror-Shapiro of Baror International, acting on behalf of Russell Galen of the Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency, and getting the Frankfurt Book Fair … More

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BATTLEFIELD 3: THE RUSSIAN (and an amazing competition!)

Gollancz Team: - October 26th, 2011
Competition

We’ve got a rather shameless marketing message to share with you—but it includes a fabulous competition prize and brilliant trailer which we think you’ll enjoy. So, everyone wins (we hope).

Calling all BATTLEFIELD 3 and Andy McNab Fans! Our sister imprint Swordfish are publishing BATTLEFIELD 3: THE RUSSIAN this week. To celebrate we’ve got an exclusive video trailer to share with you, as well as an amazing competition with a chance to win the Ultimate BATTLEFIELD 3 bundle!

From Swordfish: … More

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Gollancz 50th: The Time Machine

Gollancz Team: - October 25th, 2011
Gollancz 50th, Masterworks, Science Fiction

‘I seemed to see a ghostly, indistinct figure sitting in a whirling mass of black and brass for a moment – a figure so transparent that the bend behind with its sheets of drawings was absolutely distinct; but this phantasm vanished as I rubbed my eyes. The Time Machine had gone . . . The Time Traveller vanished three years ago. And, as everybody knows now, he has never returned.’

The Time Machine is a curious little novel. It’s … More

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Sookie’s got a brand new look!

Gollancz Team: - October 24th, 2011
Charlaine Harris, Cover Art, Dark Fantasy, News

We are so thrilled to be able to – finally! – be able to share Charlaine Harris’ wonderful new cover look for the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s taken a bit of work, but we think we’ve finally found some covers that are as bubbly and bright as Sookie herself – while retaining that hint of something sinister going on. And can you spot the hidden images on each cover?

So with no further ado, here they are. … More

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