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On Something Coming Through A Guest Post From Paul McAuley

Gollancz Team: - February 10th, 2015
Author Post, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post on his brand new book Something Coming Through.

The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the powers and perils of ancient alien technology, and somewhere in the background was a hint that people were able to explore … More

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Cover Reveal- Luna: New Moon

Gollancz Team: - February 10th, 2015
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Science Fiction

We are absolutely thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for Ian McDonald’s new novel, Luna: New Moon. Designed by Black Sheep (who are also responsible for Adam Roberts’ covers) this was one of those happy occasions when the designers not just hit the brief for the cover but make it better than you ever imagined it might be.

Ian has set out to do for the moon what he has previously (with River of Gods, … More

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The aliens are here: Introducing Something Coming Through

Gollancz Team: - February 2nd, 2015
Extract, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

In February we’re thrilled to be publishing the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through. Paul has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. His new book is all of those things, but also marks a bit of a new direction for Paul. It’s partly set in a very recognisable London (although there are some very important differences to the city we … More

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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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