George R. R. Martin
George R.R. Martin published his first story in 1971 and quickly rose to prominence, winning four Hugo and two Nebula Awards in quick succession before he turned his attention to fantasy with the historical horror novel FEVRE DREAM, now a Fantasy Masterwork. Since then he has won every major award in the fields of fantasy, SF and horror. His magnificent epic saga A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE is redefining epic fantasy for a new generation. George R.R. Martin lives in New Mexico.
We’re getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend here at Gollancz Towers and no Bank Holiday would be complete without some fantastic reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend!
Charlie: Good Omens
Darren: The City of Silk and Steel
Marcus: Tuf Voyaging
Harriet and Marissa: Rivers of London
Jen: Far From You
Emily: Truth … More
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Superheroes are big business these days. They’ve always been popular, Superman and Captain America have been going since the late 1930s and 1940s respectively, so there has always been an appeal for this sort of character. In the modern age they are huge because of the very good movies based on the comic book source material. The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Thor, The Avengers (yes I know it was released as Avengers Assemble in the UK but I point blank … More
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To celebrate the release of Game of Thrones Season 2 HBO UK sent the Westeros Wagon around London.
When we found out the Westeros Wagon would be around the corner from our offices . . .
Team Gollancz took a few minutes to hand out copies of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones.
. . . and there was food. Free delicious Game of Thrones themed food . . .
. . . which was very much in demand.
Issac Hempstead-Wright (Bran … More
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This Wednesday we’re kicking off the first of our weekly What We’re Watching Wednesday promotions. Wherein, once a week a member of Team Gollancz will share with you a TV show or film we can’t stop talking about. Whether it’s a hot new TV series, old genre favourite, classic film or hotly anticipated new release this is the place to share and discuss what we’re watching. This week we’ve got a post from Mark about The Big Bang Theory (which … More
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We’re sure you’re all as excited as we are for the release of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones on 27th September. A remarkable exclusive insight into HBO’s hugely successful Game of Thrones series, based on the bestselling books by George R. R. Martin, this official companion book gives fans new ways to enter the world of Westeros and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines.
It contains hundreds of set photos, production and costume … More
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