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Al Robertson Shares An Extract From Crashing Heaven

Gollancz Team: - June 22nd, 2015
Al Robertson, Author Post, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome Al Roberston back to the blog to share with us a carefully chosen extract from Crashing Heaven. Crashing Heaven is out in trade paperback. You can pre-order the eBook from all UK eTailers for just £1.99 until the 25th June.

Welcome to the world of Crashing Heaven. Earth is abandoned, and humanity resides on Station, an industrialised asteroid run by the sentient corporations of the Pantheon. Under … More

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The Genesis of Memorable Moments: A Guest Post by Tony Gonzales

Gollancz Team: - May 29th, 2015
Author Post, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome Tony Gonzales to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post about the influence and inspiration video games had on  his new book The Tabit Genesis.  

In the gaming world, I guess I’m considered an old man.

My first gaming system was an Intellivision, which my parents regretted immediately because of their inability to detach me from Space Battle. That was 1980, the same year they subscribed to cable television for $15 a … More

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Rich People a short story by Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - April 24th, 2015
Author Post, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Story

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the thrilling Rich People, a  companion short story to Poor People Parts I and II.  

It’s been a good long time since I wrote Rich People so I’m struggling to remember what it was all about.  It was the second ever fictional outing for the unpleasant Woodbine Scab, ex-serial killer, cult leader, and Elite, turned … More

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - April 16th, 2015
Acquisitions, Alastair Reynolds, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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Discover the story behind A Quantum Mythology

Gollancz Team: - March 27th, 2015
Author Post, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is an epic space opera and a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. A Quantum Mythology is out now in bookshops and we’ve got an exclusive behind-the-scenes post about the story behind this epic novel.

Talking about the inspiration behind A Quantum Mythology, and the Age … More

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