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Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He gave up working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD.


Happy Publication Day 21st July 2016!

It’s publication day for two books that plumb the depths of what humans are capable of in very different ways. We have a collection of Alastair Reynolds’ short stories that show you what humanity is capable of in the furthest reaches of the time and space. While the paperback release of Sarah Pinborough’s 13 Minutes takes you to the dark recesses of the human heart and holds up a terrifying mirror in which we can’t help but recognise our most … More

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Cover Reveal: REVENGER

We are thrilled to share with you the cover for Alastair Reynolds new epic space adventure Revenger. Revenger is an epic story of adventure set in the rubble of a ruined universe, this is a deep space heist story of kidnap, betrayal, alien artefacts and revenge . . .

The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilisations, building our own from the rubble, humanity still thrives.

And there are … More

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Cover Reveal: Beyond the Aquila Rift

We are thrilled to be able to share with you the stunning cover for Alastair Reynolds new short story collection, Beyond the Aquila Rift. This is an amazing collection of some of the best short fiction ever written in the SF genre, by an author acclaimed as ‘the mastersinger of space opera’ THE TIMES.

This collection of twenty short stories, novellettes and novellas includes MINLA’S FLOWERS, SIGNAL TO NOISE, TROIKA, and seven previous uncollected stories, including TRAUMA POD, THE … More

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Read the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles!

We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by … More

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The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!

We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below.

 

1st December:  Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

More than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial, Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel. Crisscrossed by canals and railways … More

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