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Cover Reveal: The Thorn of Emberlain

Gollancz Team: - March 4th, 2015
Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Scott Lynch

You can imagine how excited we are to be revealing this particular cover. Yes! We’re looking to publish The Thorn of Emberlain before the end of 2015. We have sat on the secret of its dramatic plot turn for some long while and on this stunning image from Alejandro Colucci while Scott took a look at it, but now we just have to let you see it.

As you can tell from the armour, the business like blades and the scarlet … More

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A Tourist’s Guide to the Best (and Worst) Cities in Science-Fiction and Fantasy

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2015
Competition, Fantasy, Guest Post

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

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Happy Publication Day: 19 February 2015

Gollancz Team: - February 19th, 2015
Book Birthday, Extract, Fantasy, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This weeks new titles feature the arrival of the aliens and a journey to the epic world of Windhaven. Fantasy and SF fans, that’s two fantastic reasons to visit your bookshop, library or feed your e-reader. 

Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley- The Jackaroo have given humanity fifteen worlds and the means to reach them. They’re a chance to start … More

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The Fantasy Masterworks

Gollancz Team: - February 16th, 2015
Fantasy, Masterworks

Following on from the well-received list of SF Masterworks, we’re delighted to present – for your fantastical reading pleasure – a similar list of the recently-restyled Fantasy Masterworks.

John Crowley

The Dragon Griaule
Lucius Shepard

Last Call
Tim Powers

The Falling Woman
Pat Murphy

The Phoenix and the Mirror
Avram Davidson

Lord Darcy
Randall Garrett

Votan and Other Novels
John James

The Broken Sword
Poul Anderson

Ombria in … More

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Our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Graham Joyce, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Masterworks, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing  some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF. 

The Cold Commands by Richard Morgan - Ringil is an aristocrat, he has it all. But he is also gay in … More

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