We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace to the Blog. Jon’s brilliant debut novel, Barricade is out now in bookshops and online.
My debut novel, Barricade, is the story of Kenstibec, a taxi driver in post-apocalyptic Britain. He is a member of the “Ficial” race, a breed of superhumans who were intended to save mankind, but ended up trying to exterminate it.
One of the defining traits of the Ficial race was its “optimisation”. Each member was … More
1) Because this is fantastic, action-filled fantasy adventure
2) No need for any coming-of-age stories: get straight into the action with seasoned warriors
3) Because The Raven and fantasy’s favourite mercenaries – and they’re just like you and your bickering friends
4) Hold your breath when the fighting gets serious – our heroes are brilliant, but they’re not immortal
5) Because … More
At Gollancz we have the considerable good fortune to publish some of the biggest and greatest names in SF and Fantasy and to work with the most amazing backlist . . . which also means we have an astonishing archive containing some brilliant behind-the-scenes correspondence with authors which stretches back for decades.
Today we take real pleasure in sharing a few photos which delighted us – of Sir Arthur C. Clarke meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, and … More
We have some sensational new additions to the line–ups of both rooms at Waterstones Piccadilly, including Joe Hill (Horns, NOS4R2) and Connie Willis (Blackout/All Clear). We will be releasing the dynamic schedule of daytime digital author events in due course.
For updates on digital events please register … More
(Most of this is true.)
So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010. There was something of a buzz about it beforehand. I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year. Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the … More
Tags: Gavin G. Smith, Hannu Rajaniemi, Science Fiction, The Causal Angel, The Fractal Prince, The Quantum Thief, Veteran
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