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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - December 2nd, 2015
Acquisitions, Alternate History, Fiction, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.

The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. The novel is written by the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter.

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor and the editor … More

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On the fourth day of Christmas…

Gollancz Team: - December 28th, 2011
Alternate History, Editorial Posts, Fantasy, Masterworks, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts, SF Gateway

I got an e-reader for Christmas and on it, I put . . .

O wonder of wonders! An e-reader for Christmas – for indeed, the ebook revolution is upon us! But once you have the device, whatever to load on to it? Which title, from the many, many novels available, should be the first one you download. Which seminal novel to choose, to be the very first on this extraordinary science-fictional device?

. . . of course it has to be … More

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