This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood.
Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any book other than Rob’s masterpiece, Mythago Wood.
I read this book for the first time in about 1986. Perhaps 1987. I came … More
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Christmas season is coming and our minds are churning with the possibilities of what to buy for our friends and family and, more importantly, what’s awaiting us under the tree. Well, whether you’re thinking of yourself or thinking of others, Father Gollancz has it all covered because how better a way to deal with the stress of family than blowing away strangers on epic shooter Battlefield 4?
The crazy kids over on our sister imprint Orion Fiction have been working … More
Our month of sharing our excitement for The Path of Anger continues this week with chapter three. If you missed the first and second chapters, you can still catch up to fully enjoy the third. Antoine Rouaud’s epic fantasy was published last week – if you’ve got your hands on a copy, let us know what you think in the comments below. Enjoy!
All wounds heal.
Although the scars remind … More
For those of you who enjoyed chapter one of The Path of Anger by Antoine Rouaud last week, we are continuing on with the Gollancz generosity with chapter two here. Gillian and Simon discovered this at the Frankfurt book fair and we think it’s something very special. Check out last week’s post for the first chapter and the story of how Gollancz came to publish this extraordinary fantasy.
Fifteen years ago. The air had … More