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Film Review: High Rise

Gollancz Author: - March 18th, 2016
Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace back to the Gollancz Blog. Jon Wallace’s new books Steeple is out now in paperback . Jon Wallace returns to the blog today with a not too spoilery review of the film High Rise.

There’s a lot to like about Ben Wheatley’s High Rise. Adapting Ballard’s book is a natural fit for a filmmaker with an established interest in our latent capacity for bestial violence; in characters who toss away the moral … More

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Happy Publication Day 17th March 2016!

Gollancz Author: - March 17th, 2016
Book Birthday

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to Stephen Hunt’s The Stealers’ War. The stunning new novel in the Far-Called series is here!

Sometimes taking revenge is no comfort at all . . .

Weyland has been at war. Invaded by a technologically advanced enemy, the cities sacked, and what fragile peace remained torn apart by a civil war.

All anyone should want is a return to peace.

But Jacob Carneham still wants his revenge; and if he can … More

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Cover Reveal: The Gradual

Gollancz Author: - March 15th, 2016
Christopher Priest, Cover Art, Cover Reveal

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for the new novel from the multiple award-winning Christopher Priest. Feast your eyes on THE GRADUAL!

In this latest novel from one of the UK’s greatest writers we return to the Dream Archipelago, a string of islands that no one can map or explain. Alesandro Sussken is a composer, and we see his life as he grows up in a fascist state constantly at war with another equally faceless opponent. His brother is sent off … More

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Joe Abercrombie’s Sharp Ends Tour is coming soon to a bookshop near you!

Gollancz Author: - March 11th, 2016
Author Tour, Joe Abercrombie

Celebrating his anticipated return to the First Law universe with a collection of gritty short stories, Sharp Ends (published 26th April) the legendary Joe Abercrombie will be taking part in a series of talk & signing events with some fantastic bookshops (and blogger media partners!) as well as participating in a fantastic day of First Law digital events on Reddit, YouTube and more (25th April).

Sharp Ends features a mix of original and reissued short stories collected together … More

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Can you pass Kenstibec’s Driving Test?

Gollancz Author: - March 10th, 2016
Author Post, Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace back to the Gollancz Blog. Jon Wallace’s new books Steeple is out today in paperback and to celebrate we’ve got a special treat.  Join us as we find out what it takes to pass Kenstibec’s driving test  . . .

Jon Wallace’s Kenstibec books are twisted, darkly humorous tales following antihero Kenstibec, a taxi driver working in the wasteland of a dystopian future Britain. He is a member of … More

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