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The Disestablishment of Paradise – An Interview with Phillip Mann, part two

Gollancz Team: - February 21st, 2013
Author Post, Book Birthday, Interview, Phillip Mann, Science Fiction

Following on from yesterday’s post, here’s the next part of our interview with Phillip Mann, author of The Disestablishment of Paradise, out today! the final part will be available on our sister blog, The SF Gateway, tomorrow.

Gollancz: Would you like to live on Paradise, or in the future you’ve invented?

Phillip Mann:  Yes. I would love to have lived on Paradise in its early days, especially if I could have someone like Sasha Malik to … More

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The Disestablishment of Paradise – An Interview with Phillip Mann, part one

Gollancz Team: - February 20th, 2013
Author Post, Book Birthday, Interview, Phillip Mann, Science Fiction, SF Gateway

To mark his return to the Gollancz list after a far-too-long absence, we asked author Phillip Mann a few questions about his new novel, The Disestablishment of Paradise, which is released on Thursday 21st February (this Thursday!). The first part of the interview is here, the second part will follow tomorrow, and the final part – dealing more with Phillip’s remarkable backlist, all of which are now available as ebooks – will be found on  the … More

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Happy Publication Day to THE RED KNIGHT!

Gollancz Team: - October 25th, 2012
Book Birthday, Fantasy, Miles Cameron

the red knight

Today is the day! The Red Knight has been released onto a book shelf near you. If you’re looking for an epic story packed with flawed, fascinating characters, battle, mayhem and to feel the heat of battle for real, then look no further. Wyverns will be fought, nuns will be wooed, honour will be defended and wars will be won or lost on the back of astonishing feats of arms . . . or a single, brutal act … More

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The Sound of Whispers Under Ground

Gollancz Team: - June 21st, 2012
Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch, Book Birthday, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror

You’ve been treated to extracts and articles in the build up to the release of Ben Aaronovitch’s third Peter Grant novel, Whispers Under Ground, and it wouldn’t be a new Gollancz release without a plug for the audio edition!

In April this year I was lucky enough to head over to iD studios to meet Ben and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, reader for the series. Kobna’s a TV pro – he starred in Sirens on Channel 4, and has recently been … More

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Some Kind of Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce – The First Two Chapters

Gollancz Team: - June 21st, 2012
Book Birthday, Editorial Posts, Extract, Fantasy, Fiction, Graham Joyce, Horror

some kind of fairy tale

I’ve gone on record before to say that I consider it one of my greatest personal professional failings that we don’t sell more of Graham Joyce’s wonderful novels. Now with his new book, the superb Some Kind of Fairy Tale, released today, that nagging dissatisfaction between what has been achieved to bring Graham’s writing to an audience and what hasn’t feels even sharper.

Here is a man who brings a huge heart and a rare understanding to his writing. … More

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