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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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Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015

Gollancz Team: - March 26th, 2015
Book Birthday, Fantasy, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Ursula K Le Guin

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. 

The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin- The must-read Hugo … More

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Exclusive Deleted Scene from A Quantum Mythology

Gollancz Team: - March 25th, 2015
Author Post, Extract, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

Tonight we return to the world of A Quantum Mythology for another exclusive deleted scene. We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog.  A Quantum Mythology is out in bookshops on Thursday  is a new epic space opera,  a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. 

A Note from Gavin:  So, just a short one.  This is du Bois’s problem with authority again.  I kind of liked some of the dialogue and part … More

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