We’re thrilled to welcome poet and author Tim Clare to the Gollancz blog. His debut novel, THE HONOURS, has just been published by Canongate and is well worth picking up. Over to Tim…
I remember when, at the age of 13, I first destroyed the world.
We were on a family holiday in Swansea. I had got hold of a friend’s Gameboy and, over several hunched, hermetic days I played through Link’s Awakening.
In the game you’re Link, perpetual hero of the Zelda … More
This week, our brethren at Orion Fiction are excited to publish The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly. A best seller both here and abroad, his new book comes with the simplest, may microphone dropping, pitch a publisher (and reader) could ask for: Jurassic Park… with Dragons!
Prepare for blurbness…
It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for 40 years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world.
Now … More
London, any city in fact, is a coming together of many, many stories. Writers of the fantastic have long been fascinated by the potential of cities as locales for their stories but London, with its unique combination of great age, many cultures and continuing significance, has been the setting for perhaps more than its fair share of stories of the strange, surreal and fantastic.
From tales of other Londons existing alongside the city we know, to ghost stories, to metaphysical horror, … More
Absolutely thrilled that today sees the big reveal of the ROBOT OVERLORDS collectors’ film poster over at Empire Online.
Director Jon Wright and I wanted to capture the feel of those classic ‘80s Amblin movies with our film and this poster does exactly that. It’s by renowned artist Brian Taylor (aka Candykiller) and if you pop over to his store, you’ll find we’re in very good company with every poster you could want for the film fan … More
At Gollancz we have the considerable good fortune to publish some of the biggest and greatest names in SF and Fantasy and to work with the most amazing backlist . . . which also means we have an astonishing archive containing some brilliant behind-the-scenes correspondence with authors which stretches back for decades.
Today we take real pleasure in sharing a few photos which delighted us – of Sir Arthur C. Clarke meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, and … More