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Exclusive Q&A with Al Robertson

Gollancz Team: - October 28th, 2016
Al Robertson, Interview

We are thrilled to welcome Al Robertson, to the blog for a special Q&A blog post. Al Robertson’s thrilling new SF adventure WAKING HELL is out now in bookshops. We caught up with Al to ask him some of burning questions about life, reading, writing and mythological creatures. 

Who is your favourite author?

I’d say there are several, depending on what mood I’m in, which book I happen to pull off the shelves and what I’m reading at any given moment. … More

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Happy Publication Day 27th October 2016

Gollancz Team: - October 27th, 2016
Book Birthday

It’s publication day and we’ve got more of what you love! More fantasy, more science fiction and all the more of the series you can’t get enough of!

A Plague of Swords by Miles Cameron Forget George and the Dragon. Forget Sir Lancelot and tales of Knightly exploits. This is dirty, bloody work. This is violent, visceral action. This is a mercenary knight as you’ve never seen one before.

ONE ENEMY HAS FALLEN

A GREATER ONE REMAINS

NOW IT’S WAR . . .

The … More

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Cover Reveal: Neuromancer!

Gollancz Team: - October 26th, 2016
Cover Reveal, William Gibson

Back in the winter of 2015, when the world was a gentler, simpler place, we announced the return of William Gibson’s Neuromancer to its original UK publisher – indeed, to its original UK editor!

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce their acquisition of William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy, comprising Neuromancer, Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive and a collection of short fiction, Burning Chrome. William Gibson’s … More

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Seven albums for Waking Hell

Gollancz Team: - October 25th, 2016
Al Robertson

What does great science fiction sound like? Al Robertson shares the soundtrack for his latest book, Waking Hell, and it might just come in handy for your Halloween party, too…

When I started writing Waking Hell, I had a very specific ambition for it. I wanted it to be an SF book that also worked as a horror novel, just as Crashing Heaven is very pure cyberpunk that’s also shot through with fantasy. So, while writing it I listened to … More

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RIP Sheri S. Tepper

Gollancz Team: - October 25th, 2016
News

We were saddened yesterday to learn of the death of Sheri S. Tepper. Born in 1929, her career followed an unusual path; after publishing several SF poems including ‘Lullaby, 1990’ in Galaxy in 1963, she published nothing else until the 1980s, when her literary output suddenly exploded. Her first novel, King’s Blood Four, was published in 1983, beginning her signature The True Game series, and she had published an extraordinary seventeen separate volumes by the end … More

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