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Who Killed Woodbine Scab? A Short Story by Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - January 25th, 2016
Author Post, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Short Story

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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 exclusive short story: Who Killed Woodbine Scab?

 

You know how deeply unsatisfying those stories that end with ‘it was all a dream’ are? Well let me say right off the bat that this was all a hallucination. The only bit that I’m reasonably sure was real was the raid on the lab.

Before we … More

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Christmas Reads for SF Lovers

Gollancz Team: - December 14th, 2015
Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

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Want to win at Christmas? Not sure what to get the SF reader in your life? We’ve got 10 epic SF books that will ensure that you make their seasons readings merry and bright.

Luna by Ian McDonald

The Moon wants to kill you.

She has a thousand ways to do it.  The bitter cold of vacuum. The lethal sheet of radiation. Choking dust  as old as the Earth. Your weakening bones …

Or you could run out of money for water. Or air. … More

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Christmas Reads for Classic SF and Fantasy Fans

Gollancz Team: - December 9th, 2015
Masterworks, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts, SF Gateway

Looking for the perfect present for fans of Classic SF? Look no further! We’ve got 10 books guaranteed to make their Christmas. Get ready to gift some great reads.  

 

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick’s classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER is a must have for any fan of Classic SF. World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in … More

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WIN A Very Special Robot Overlords Prize!

Gollancz Team: - December 9th, 2015
Competition, Mark Stay, Science Fiction

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As part of Gollancz’s wonderful advent calendar giveaway for Christmas 2015, I am delighted to be able to offer a very special prize of a Robot Overlords quad poster signed by myself, director Jon Wright, and some of our lovely cast including Craig Garner (Mediator 452), James Tarpey (Nathan), Ella Hunt (Alex) and Gillian bleedin’ blinkin’ flippin’ Anderson!

Getting these signatures was no easy task. Jon, Ella and I attended the MCM Comic … More

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - December 2nd, 2015
Acquisitions, Alternate History, Fiction, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.

The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. The novel is written by the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter.

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor and the editor … More

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