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Gollancz acquire controversial novels from winner of the Russian Little Booker Prize, Victor Pelvin

Gollancz Team: - April 17th, 2015
Acquisitions, Fiction

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Rights to two post-modern satirical novels by leading Russian contemporary fiction writer, Victor Pelvin.

Gollancz Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn, acquired World English rights. Gillian Redfearn said: ‘Pelevin is a high-profile addition to our selective programme of publishing in translation. He’s a master of speculative fiction, blending sharp observations with engaging stories in a literary style. We’re delighted to be sharing his work with the English-language readership.’

S.N.U.F.F. is a stunning post-apocalyptic take … More

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - April 16th, 2015
Acquisitions, Alastair Reynolds, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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New series of stand-alone heroic fantasies from Tom Lloyd coming in 2016

Gollancz Team: - March 23rd, 2015
Acquisitions, Fantasy, News, Tom Lloyd

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor, has acquired World rights to the two novels, Stranger of Tempest and Princess of Blood, and two e-novellas by author of the bestselling Twilight Reign series Tom Lloyd from  Simon Kavanagh of the Mic Cheetham Agency

Tom Lloyd’s brand new series of commercial fantasy adventures follow a brilliantly likeable mercenary with a sense of honour, struggling to maintain his decency in a world turned upside-down by war. He reluctantly signs up with … More

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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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