As part of Gollancz’s wonderful advent calendar giveaway for Christmas 2015, I am delighted to be able to offer a very special prize of a Robot Overlords quad poster signed by myself, director Jon Wright, and some of our lovely cast including Craig Garner (Mediator 452), James Tarpey (Nathan), Ella Hunt (Alex) and Gillian bleedin’ blinkin’ flippin’ Anderson!
Getting these signatures was no easy task. Jon, Ella and I attended the MCM Comic … More
We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by … More
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We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below.
1st December: Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson
More than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial, Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel. Crisscrossed by canals and railways … More
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We’re delighted to unveil the cover to the final part of Gavin Smith’s epoch-crossing, universe-burning, brain-melting epic SF trilogy. Following on from the events of THE AGE OF SCORPIO and A QUANTUM MYTHOLOGY, we now present: THE BEAUTY OF DESTRUCTION.
And here’s an early draft of the back cover text, because, well, you’ll see.
In the far future, after the Loss of Earth, war has begun and an unknowable alien race has awakened, intent on … More
We are delighted to welcome Jen Williams back to the Gollancz Blog to share a very special guest post with you. Looking for the perfect SFF location to while away the last weekend in February? Jen Williams has provided a handy guide for the best (and worst) places to stay while on an SFF vacation.
If a traveller should be in possession of an adventurous heart, a pocketful of coin and a decent pair of boots, my own books contain … More
Tags: Ankh-Morpork, Game of Thrones, George R R Martin, Jen Williams, Kings Landing, Lud, Mega-City One, Stephen King, The Citadel, The Copper Promise, The Dark Tower, The Iron Ghost
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