W&N Fiction

Listen to an exciting extract from Whispers Under Ground!

Gollancz Author: - April 22nd, 2015
Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch

It’s week four of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the third book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Whispers Under Ground.

Beware the Central line … It’s a brilliant section that is superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Whispers Under Ground is out now in paperback, eBook and audio download.

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Author: - April 17th, 2015
Arthur C. Clarke, Ben Aaronovitch, Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz are reading over the weekend..

Amy – Rivers of London

Emily – Monstrous Regiment

Charlie – Othergirl

Marcus - Arthur C. Clarke The Collected Stories

Jen – Murder is Bad Manners

Gillian – L’ange de la Nuit

Simon – the 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear

Let us know what you’ll be reading this weekend in the comments below!

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Gollancz acquire controversial novels from winner of the Russian Little Booker Prize, Victor Pelevin

Gollancz Author: - April 17th, 2015
Acquisitions, Fiction

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Rights to two post-modern satirical novels by leading Russian contemporary fiction writer, Victor Pelevin.

Gollancz Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn, acquired World English rights. Gillian Redfearn said: ‘Pelevin is a high-profile addition to our selective programme of publishing in translation. He’s a master of speculative fiction, blending sharp observations with engaging stories in a literary style. We’re delighted to be sharing his work with the English-language readership.’

S.N.U.F.F. is a stunning post-apocalyptic take … More

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Author: - April 16th, 2015
Acquisitions, Alastair Reynolds, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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Listen to a thrilling extract from Moon Over Soho

Gollancz Author: - April 15th, 2015
Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch

It’s week three of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the second book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Moon Over Soho.

 

Training, explosions, and hunting for vestigia in Soho pubs… It’s a lovely section superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Moon Over Soho is out now in paperback, eBook and audio download.

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