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The Ghosts of Heaven are here!

Gollancz Team: - October 2nd, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Marcus Sedgwick, Science Fiction

Out today from our sister imprint, Indigo, The Ghosts of Heaven is the brand new novel from award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick.

What is The Ghosts of Heaven about?

The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.

 It’s there when a girl walks through the forest, the green air clinging to her skin.

There centuries later in a pleasant green dale, hiding the treacherous waters of Golden Beck … More

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London Film Festival – Robot Overlords Tickets Now On Sale!

Gollancz Team: - September 18th, 2014
Events, Science Fiction, Uncategorized

Mark Stay, co-writer of the new film ROBOT OVERLORDS and author of the book of the film has an important and exciting message!

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the 58th BFI London Film Festival!

ROBOT OVERLORDS – co-written by me and Director Jon Wright – is part of the festival’s Family strand and there will be two showings:

Saturday 18th October at The … More

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Exclusive Cover Reveal- EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION!

Gollancz Team: - August 6th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Stephen Deas

Gollancz are thrilled to reveal the covers for two very different books coming later this year – EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION. Written by Gavin Deas (a cunning pseudonym for the writing team of GAVIN Smith and Stephen DEAS), the two books cover the same period of time from two different viewpoints.

Two alien races have fought a long and bitter war among the stars. And now their conflict has bought them to … More

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From the Archive: I

Gollancz Team: - July 21st, 2014
Arthur C. Clarke, News, Other, Science Fiction

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

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On This Day: The First Worldcon

Gollancz Team: - July 2nd, 2014
Events, Science Fiction

Not for the first time, we are indebted to the Hugo-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction for pointing out – via its excellent On This Day function – that the first Worldcon began seventy-five years ago today in New York City.

This major event began in 1939 and (following an early hiatus caused by war, from 1942 to … More

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