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Why our alien invasion story is better than all the others

Gollancz Team: - January 21st, 2015
Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Stephen Deas

The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog with a special guest post on alien invasion stories. 

(Optimus Deas, as my co-author Stephen Deas is now insisting on being addressed, begged me not to call it this.)

(Warning: there will be exclamation mark abuse. There will, however, be no discussion of the Transformers movies because there aren’t enough exclamation marks!)

It started with Star Wars. So you make a massive world destroying … More

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Cover Reveal: Poseidon’s Wake

Gollancz Team: - January 16th, 2015
Alastair Reynolds, Cover Reveal, Science Fiction

We are thrilled to reveal the cover for the brand new novel by Alastair Reynolds, Poseidon’s Wake. This stunning stand-alone novel follows two extraordinary characters as they begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Completing the informal trilogy which began with Blue Remembered Earth and On the Steel Breeze, this is a powerful ending to a truly epic story.

We love the brand new cover look for the entire series. The covers were … More

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Happy Publication Day: November 20th 2014

Gollancz Team: - November 20th, 2014
Book Birthday, Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy, Science Fiction

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week is EPIC with epic alien invasion, EPICS to battle and the conclusion of a ground-breaking series from Richard Morgan. We’ve got so many reasons to visit the bookshops this week! 

Empires Extraction and Empires: Infiltration by Gavin Deas-  This groundbreaking collaboration between two Gollancz authors tells of the invasion of Earth by two different alien races – … More

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WIN Robot Overlords!

Gollancz Team: - November 17th, 2014
Films, News, Other, Science Fiction

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

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Cover Reveal: THE GLORIOUS ANGELS

Gollancz Team: - November 14th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Justina Robson, News, Science Fiction

We’re delighted to be able to show you the new cover for Justina Robson’s eagerly awaited new SF novel.

The Glorious Angels is every bit as rich in conception and clever in delivery as the best of Justina’s work and is linked to a beguiling set of characters and a world that remains a mystery both to reader and characters alike. It is a world where the tech is so advanced it might as well be magic and the aliens so … More

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