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Fox acquires rights to The Fireman

Gollancz Author: - January 11th, 2016
Films, Joe Hill

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Fox has acquired rights to Joe Hill’s forthcoming novel The Fireman, to be published by Gollancz in hardback on the 7th June 2016.

Louis Leterrier (Clash of the Titans, Now You See Me) is said to be down to direct it. Temple Hill partners Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen (the Twilight saga, The Maze Runner, The Fault in our Stars) are said to be producing the film.

With the epic scope of The Passage and the emotional impact of The … More

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Best Films of 2015

Gollancz Author: - January 4th, 2016
Editorial Posts, Film Reviews, Films, Reviews, Seasonal Posts

Gollancz Editorial Manager Charlie gives his rundown on the best films of last year, based on UK cinema release dates.

Honourable Mentions: Big Hero 6, Sicario, Song of the Sea, Tangerine, Wild

20. Dope (dir. Rick Famuyiwa)
Wonderfully energetic and freewheeling, with one of the few good uses of a voiceover in a non-Scorsese film, and it was nice to see Tony Revolori again after The Grand Budapest Hotel.

19. Clouds of Sils Maria (dir. Olivier Assayas)
One of those fascinating character studies where the … More

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Orion Advent Calendar- Christmas Eve

Gollancz Author: - December 23rd, 2015

It’s the final day of the Orion Advent Calendar and we a thrilled to host the last giveaway here on the Gollancz Blog with a bumper giveaway! Win a fantastic Gollancz Bag filled with these unmissable reads.

13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

Natasha was dead for 13 minutes. And it changed her world completely . . .

I was dead for 13 minutes.

I don’t remember how I ended up in the icy water but I do know this – it wasn’t an accident … More

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Happy Publication Day 17th December 2015!

Gollancz Author: - December 17th, 2015
Adam Roberts, Book Birthday, Brandon Sanderson

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We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to two brilliant new tales. Looking for an early Christmas present for yourself or family and friends? Look no further.

Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson

A superb stand-alone novella from acclaimed author Brandon Sanderson, available as a hardback for the first time.

From the bestselling author of the Mistborn Trilogy and co-author of the final three books of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series comes the tale of a heretic thief who may … More

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Christmas Reads for Urban Fantasy Fans

Gollancz Author: - December 17th, 2015
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Does Urban Fantasy seem like a total mystery to you? Not sure what to get for your friends and family who love a good Urban Fantasy reads? Don’t worry, we’ve got 10 books that will ensure you gift them the best in the genre!


Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London – to a small village … More

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