W&N Fiction

Happy Publication Day 12th January 2017!

Gollancz Author: - January 12th, 2017
Book Birthday

It’s a week of classic science fiction as we reissue six novels by one of the fathers of science fiction, H. G. Wells, and publish the paperback of The Medusa Chronicles by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter, who has written The Massacre of Mankind (publishing 19th January), the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds.

 

The Medusa Chronicles by Alastair Reynolds & Stephen Baxter

 Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s Nebula Award winning A Meeting with Medusa, this is … More

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The Martians have returned in our extract from THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND

Gollancz Author: - January 11th, 2017
Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

We are thrilled to share with you the opening chapters from Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind.

Are you ready for the Martian invasion?

The Massacre of Mankind is the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic The War of the Worlds.

It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. The Army is prepared.

So when the signs of launches on Mars … More

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#12Days: Peter Kenny’s festive recommendations

Gollancz Author: - December 10th, 2016
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Today on the blog we’re joined by the fantastic Peter Kenny, the narrator for a range of our audiobooks, from House of Shattering Wings to Andrzej Sapkowski. He has come along to share his reading recommendations for the Christmas break. 

Wow!  This has proved tougher than I thought!  There are so many amazing books, genres and narrators out there… anything read by Scott Brick, Clare Corbett, Penelope Rawlins, Sean Barrett, David Timson, David Thorpe and Victoria Fox, to name but a few; and … More

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Happy Publication Day 8th December 2016

Gollancz Author: - December 9th, 2016
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This is an exciting day for Gollancz! We are publishing Neuromancer by William Gibson. The novel that started it all. The Matrix, the internet, cyberspace, cyberpunk – this novel influenced and inspired it all. First published by us back in the eighties, we are exceptionally pleased to welcome Neuromancer back to Gollancz. And now we get to share it with you! Just look at those new gorgeous covers! And make sure to keep an eye out for follow-ups … More

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Join Us for the Arcanum Unbounded Readalong!

Gollancz Author: - December 6th, 2016
Brandon Sanderson

 

“Elend: I kind of lost track of time…

Breeze: For two hours?

Elend: There were books involved.”

― Brandon Sanderson, The Well of Ascension

 

To celebrate the release of Arcanum Unbounded the more scifi and fantasy inclined of the internet’s booktubers have banded together to read it along with you. From Mistborn: Secret History and its big reveals for Kelsier, to a story of Elantris, The Emperor’s Soul, winner of its very own Hugo Award, right down to Edgedancer, the never before seen Stormlight … More

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