W&N Fiction

Have You Heard? I Am Legend . . .

Gollancz Author: - June 25th, 2014
Events, Horror, Masterworks, Science Fiction

At the end of last month, we were pleased to note that BBC Radio 4 would be airing a new two-part adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? as part of their Dangerous Visions season.

Now, BBC Radio 4 Extra will present a two-part audio reading of Richard Matheson‘s … More

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Review: Dreams and Shadows and Queen of the Dark Things

Gollancz Author: - June 20th, 2014
C.Robert Cargill, Friday Reads, Reviews

Whilst feverishly catching up on the Gollancz list Harriet, our new-ish Marketing Assistant, has discovered the wonder that is C. Robert Cargill. Here is her review of Dreams and Shadows and Queen of the Dark Things.

 

I have had two truly wonderful experiences over the past month: discovering C. Robert Cargill and seeing Justin Timberlake in concert. Both were magical, but in very different ways. But I’m not here to talk about JT . . . Cargill’s Dreams … More

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Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!

Gollancz Author: - June 19th, 2014
Events, Jon Wallace, News

We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet.

Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the night. Thanks, by the way, to the two excellent latecomers who arrived to snaffle the last two copies that were beginning … More

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Gollancz delights in the rich visuals of a stunning space opera debut

Gollancz Author: - June 19th, 2014
Acquisitions, News, Science Fiction

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to a wholly originally series by an extraordinarily talented 27 year old first-time writer with a degree in fine art, Thomas N. Toner.

THE PROMISE OF THE CHILD is a stunning feat of imagination – set against the epic scope of that backdrop ranging from 14th-century Prague, to a lonely cove near the Mediterranean Sea, to the 147th-century … More

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Elite: The Dark Wheel by Robert Holdstock*

Gollancz Author: - June 16th, 2014
Elite: Dangerous, Guest Post, Other, Science Fiction

*We are delighted to replace the original blog post with this update, corrected by eyewitness and participant – the marvellous Malcolm Edwards, who is a LonCon Guest of Honour – to some of the events cited within. The first two people to correctly identify all of the corrections will win copies of the new Elite novels when they’re published in physical form in Autumn 2014.

The original Elite, released in 1984, was one of the reasons I became a fan of … More

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