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Exclusive A Quantum Mythology Deleted Scene – Crabber Takes Down General Nix

Gollancz Team: - March 24th, 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 out in bookshops on Thursday and we are thrilled to share with you a deleted scene from it. Gavin G. Smith’s new epic space opera is a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind.

 Enter the world of A Quantum Mythology . . .

In the far future, … More

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Happy Publication Day: 19th March 2015

Gollancz Team: - March 19th, 2015
Book Birthday, 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’s new titles feature ground breaking SF, omnibuses of some of the must read SF&F and thrilling fantasy. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got four fantastic new books to pick up or downloand from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. 

Glorious Angels by Justina Robson- The groundbreaking new novel from one of the genre’s most respected authors: … More

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Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars

Gollancz Team: - February 25th, 2015
Films, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog. As you can see from the title of this post, Gavin is about to explain to you why he belives Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars. 

So now that I have your attention… I enjoy baiting Star Wars fans.  Part of it is their oh-so earnest fervour; part of it is I enjoy being booed at conventions; (it makes me … More

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Happy Publication Day: 19 February 2015

Gollancz Team: - February 19th, 2015
Book Birthday, Extract, Fantasy, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This weeks new titles feature the arrival of the aliens and a journey to the epic world of Windhaven. Fantasy and SF fans, that’s two fantastic reasons to visit your bookshop, library or feed your e-reader. 

Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley- The Jackaroo have given humanity fifteen worlds and the means to reach them. They’re a chance to start … More

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Our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Graham Joyce, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Masterworks, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing  some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF. 

The Cold Commands by Richard Morgan - Ringil is an aristocrat, he has it all. But he is also gay in … More

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