We were absolutely overwhelmed with responses when we asked our Gollancz Geeks if they would like to review Terra by Mitch Benn. A lucky few were picked at random to receive a copy and let us know their thoughts – and they are already coming in thick and fast! We thought we’d share parts of our first few reviews with you, as it’s been so positive and delightful to have them flooding into the inbox.
You can still read … More
Space: the final frontier . . .
These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise . . .
Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds . . .
To seek out new life and new civilisations . . .
To boldly go where no man has gone before.
It was with these words, first heard almost four dozen years ago, that one of the greatest SF television series of all time announced itself to … More
Here we have chapter two of Mitch Benn’s debut sci-fi novel, Terra. If you missed chapter one, you can find it here, and you can also listen to audio clips of both chapters over on Soundcloud. You can also buy the whole book in shops or online now. Imagine that!
Someone else who didn’t have many friends was on the same road as the Bradburys that night. … More
We’ve been talking about Sarah Pinborough’s brilliant take on Cinderella, in her novel Charm, over the last week. And while we’ve given you a few hints and teasers about the content, today we want to take a moment to talk about how lovely the book itself is.
It looks absolutely stunning in real life, and it also looks beautiful inside. This is a real, illustrated, old-fashioned fairy story (with a twist…) The multi-talented … More
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Over to Mr Abercrombie!
What does an obsessive workaholic writer do with six months off?
Writes a book, of course.
The one I finished a few weeks ago is called Half a King. My agent Robert Kirby has expertly orchestrated a major deal in the UK and Commonwealth … More