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Good Omens: What We’ll Be Listening to this Christmas!

Gollancz Team: - December 19th, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Interview, Terry Pratchett

One of our favourite books (from two of our favourite authors) is GOOD OMENS, by Terry Gaiman and Neil Pratchett (or something like that), originally published by Gollancz in 1990. We recently republished it as a gorgeous small hardback, to tie in with our Terry Pratchett collection, and we have exciting news coming in the New Year for those who would prefer to have a copy which sits neatly on the shelves with their Neil Gaiman books.

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Announcing the publication date of Mistborn: Shadows of Self!

Gollancz Team: - December 19th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy, News

We’re so excited! You wait not very long at all for a new Brandon Sanderson release date and then two turn up at once! We launched Brandon in the UK with the Mistborn trilogy (The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension and Hero of Ages) so it’s always been a series that’s very close to our hearts. Following on from that trilogy, Brandon then did that rare thing and moved … More

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Cover Reveal: The Boy Who Wept Blood

Gollancz Team: - December 18th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Den Patrick, Fantasy

The Boy Who Wept Blood is a new standalone adventure from Den Patrick. Set in his marvellously drawn world of Landfall (a world where characters and author alike have secrets) these are tight, fast moving fantasies driven by all-too-flawed and very real characters. There’s much to appeal to fantasy and historical readers alike with intrigue, deceit and a fair bit of swash-buckling to power the plot along.

We wanted to reflect that in the covers. We also wanted to … More

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A few thoughts on where heroes come from

Gollancz Team: - December 11th, 2014
Fantasy, Nathan Hawke

Nathan Hawke burst onto the fantasy scene in 2013 with the publication of his first trilogy – three fast-paced, hard-hitting novels about Gallow, an honest man trying to do good in a world where no-one trusts or likes him. Heavy on the Viking influence, but with a pleasing spark of magic. The books got great reviews from fantasy authors such as James Barclay and Tom Lloyd, but also from historical fiction legends Conn Iggulden and Giles Kristian.

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Gollancz acquires three heroic fantasy adventures from celebrated multi-media writer, Dan Abnett

Gollancz Team: - December 3rd, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of World Rights excluding USA to a trilogy of self-contained action-packed heroic fantasies from Dan Abnett. A highly talented and prolific writer of novels, computer games and comics, Dan Abnett’s shared world fictions have been set in many universes, including DOCTOR WHO, ALIEN, WARHAMMER and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.

Gollancz Associate Publisher, Simon Spanton, acquired the three books in THE WIELD series from Charlotte Robertson at United Agents.

Simon Spanton said, “It’s … More

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