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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.


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Please note our Gollancz Debut Deal – The Boy With the Porcelain Blade – is available for just £1.99 until 27th March 2014.

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A very Happy Publication Day for Dr Who fans


Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing two very different but equally excellent Doctor Who related books today, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Both have been published before in different forms, but both are hugely worthy additions to our list.

First is BEHIND THE SOFA, the collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who that we’ve been sharing extracts from over the last couple of weeks. With all royalties going to Alzheimer’s Research UK, … More

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On the Steel Breeze: Chapter Four

The fantastic On the Steel Breeze by Alastair Reynolds is out this week, and we are of course letting you into a little more of his world. We have an extract from chapter four below – and you can read the rest on Thursday when it’s out!

To read the extract, just click here.

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On the Steel Breeze: Chapter 3, and the Founding Fathers of Rocketry

Today we’re delighted to be able to give you an extract from Al Reynolds’ awesome new novel On The Steel Breeze. This is a vision for how we might use technology to finally escape our solar system and move out into the Universe. It’s a story fraught with very human tensions and dangers, but it is also one of boundless hope. It’s a hope that needed to leave behind the dreams of conventional rocketry, the science that … More

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On the Steel Breeze – Chapter 2

It’s time to share chapter two of Alastair Reynolds’ brilliant new SF novel, On the Steel Breeze. This is an absolute must-read for fans of epic SF, particularly if you are prepared to have your mind blown – we’re confident that this could redefine Space Opera. If you missed out on chapter one, fear not, you can catch up here. So, without further ado, let the story continue…

Belém was where she had met Pedro. It … More

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