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Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris is the author of the Whitbread-shortlisted Chocolat (made  into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp)  and many other bestselling novels. Her hobbies are listed in Who’s Who as ‘mooching, lounging, strutting, strumming, priest-baiting and quiet subversion’.
 
She plays bass guitar in a band first formed when she was 16, is currently studying Old Norse, and lives with her husband and daughter in Yorkshire, about 15 miles from the place she was born.

Gollancz to publish new Joanne M Harris!

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of A Pocketful of Crows, the first of two stunning novellas by award-winning and bestselling author Joanne M. Harris.

Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz, acquired world rights (excluding Italy) from Peter Robinson of the Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency.

A Pocketful of Crows is a dark fable for adults, and a perfect read for the winter months. Beautifully written and illustrated,  it was inspired by the The Brown Girl ballad (number 295 … More

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#12Days: Joanne Harris’ festive book recommendations

Today we welcome the wonderful Joanne Harris to the blog as she shares her festive book recommendations with us

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THE GOSPEL OF LOKI (a reader’s guide): A Guest Post by Joanne M. Harris

We are thrilled to welcome Joanne M. Harris to the Gollancz Blog. To celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki we asked Joanne for a reader’s guide to the world of Loki, the Norse gods and how Loki found himself playing such a pivotal role in Ragnarók. 

Who is Loki? Loki is by far the most interesting and dynamic figure in the Norse pantheon. He’s also the most misunderstood. This is partly because the original Norse myths (passed down and … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

  Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend..

Jen – The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Simon – Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison

Darren – City of Bones by Michael Connelly

Charlie – The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon

Amy – The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris

Gillian – Magicien by Raymond E. Feist

Sophie – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Which book are you tackling … More

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The Gospel of Loki is coming…

 

Only 8 short days until we publish The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris. In the mean time, take note of life advice from the God himself, Loki…

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