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Gollancz to publish first major Michael Moorcock novel in almost ten years

Gollancz Team: - February 16th, 2015
Acquisitions, Michael Moorcock

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to THE WHISPERING SWARM and two sequels by Michael Moorcock.  Named by The Times as one of the best English writers since 1945, the influential writer has won comparisons to, among others, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, Ian Fleming and J.R.R. Tolkien.

In his first full novel in almost ten years, Michael Moorcock returns to the city of his childhood and one of his most successful recurring … More

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Gollancz Acquire Three More Witcher Novels

Gollancz Team: - January 19th, 2015
Acquisitions, Andrzej Sapkowski, Fantasy

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of three more books in Andrzej Sapkowski’s hugely popular THE WITCHER series.

The first book, THE SWORD OF DESTINY, will be published in May 2015 alongside the blockbusting new computer game THE WITCHER 3: THE WILD HUNT, which won the Award for Most Anticipated Game during The Game Awards 2014. Sales for the previous two games in THE WITCHER franchise have totalled over 8 million copies worldwide.  SWORD OF DESTINY is … More

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Gollancz acquires three heroic fantasy adventures from celebrated multi-media writer, Dan Abnett

Gollancz Team: - December 3rd, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of World Rights excluding USA to a trilogy of self-contained action-packed heroic fantasies from Dan Abnett. A highly talented and prolific writer of novels, computer games and comics, Dan Abnett’s shared world fictions have been set in many universes, including DOCTOR WHO, ALIEN, WARHAMMER and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.

Gollancz Associate Publisher, Simon Spanton, acquired the three books in THE WIELD series from Charlotte Robertson at United Agents.

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Gollancz acquire a must-read murder mystery

Gollancz Team: - November 20th, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS and its sequel by multi award-winning author, Aliette de Bodard. Comparable to works of China Mieville and Iain M. Banks in epic scale and in delivering its ambitions, HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS is set in Paris amongst the aftermath of the Great Magicians War.

The rights of the two book deal were acquired … More

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Gollancz delights in the rich visuals of a stunning space opera debut

Gollancz Team: - June 19th, 2014
Acquisitions, News, Science Fiction

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to a wholly originally series by an extraordinarily talented 27 year old first-time writer with a degree in fine art, Thomas N. Toner.

THE PROMISE OF THE CHILD is a stunning feat of imagination – set against the epic scope of that backdrop ranging from 14th-century Prague, to a lonely cove near the Mediterranean Sea, to the 147th-century … More

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