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Gollancz and the SF Gateway republish ‘The King in Yellow’, inspired by HBO’s True Detective

Gollancz Team: - February 21st, 2014
Fantasy, Horror, News, TV shows

If you’re on Twitter as much as Gollancz tends to be, you’ve probably noticed all of the excitement there’s been about HBO’s new series TRUE DETECTIVE. Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, it’s being hailed as ‘the best detective show since the Wire’ and there’s no doubt that it’s making a huge splash over in America (and wherever else people *ahem* watch things they shouldn’t. So the internet, basically). It comes to ‘nobody I know has … More

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Finding the Crime in Horror

Gollancz Team: - January 16th, 2014
Author Post, Horror

As part of a double blog with The Murder Room, a wandering traveler from our Orion Fiction list, Andrew Pyper looks to his new paperback, The Demonologist, and asks…

 What’s the difference between writing crime and horror? Trick question.  There’s no difference in the writing on a molecular level – they are stories, and thus employ all the elements and structures and rhetoric and sleight of hand common to all storytelling.  But there is a difference, at least for … More

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On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .

Gollancz Team: - December 2nd, 2013
Events, Extract, Horror, Joe Hill, Other, Seasonal Posts

NOS4R2- Day 1Hark! What’s that we hear? Could it be the sound of our readers sighing as we announce our 12 Days of Geekmas (#12daysofGeekmas) here on the Gollancz blog? Over the next two and a half weeks we’ll be running an epic countdown to Christmas (or, at least, of our last days in the office before Christmas).

Check back here every day, as we reveal which book we’re adding our fabulous office book tree, and fill in the form below for you chance to win ALL  of the featured books in one stunning Christmas bundle.

But, that’s not all!  Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win a copy of our book of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details on the daily giveaway; today we have two unsigned copies of the special Christmas edition of Joe Hill’s NOS4R2 to be won.

On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .

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Friday Reads: Digital Deals

Gollancz Team: - November 22nd, 2013
ebooks, Extract, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Horror, Joe Hill, Masterworks, Patrick Rothfuss, SF Gateway

the name of the wind

We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz  have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All of the deals run until 5th December 2013 through your favourite online retailers.

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Joe Hill

Horror-meister Joe Hill’s most recent outing, NOS4R2, got … More

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Geeks Friday Read: N0S4R2

Gollancz Team: - November 1st, 2013
Friday Reads, Gollancz Geeks, Horror, Joe Hill, Reviews

Nos4r2 christmas

To celebrate not only the horror-fest that is Halloween this week, but also the Christmas edition of N0S4R2 being published, we have chosen to share one of our brilliant Gollancz Geeks reviews with you for Joe Hill’s epic horror. This week’s Geek review comes from Jan, who has given us this great review of N0S4R2 to sink your Halloween teeth into. Enjoy!

Determined not to be put off by the sheer size of the book (I … More

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