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Nineworlds Convention Recap

Gollancz Author: - August 12th, 2013
Events

So, this weekend the first Nineworlds convention took place in two hotels in Heathrow. As you can see from this blogpost, Gollancz was well represented by authors and staff, so we thought we’d give you a quick run-down on the proceedings!

But, before I do, one thing to note – the main thing about Nineworlds was that it had a lot of different strands going on. Like, a lot. At one point on Friday evening, about half eight, I … More

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The Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along Week One: Chapters (and Interludes) 1-4

Gollancz Author: - August 12th, 2013
Fantasy, Read Along, Scott Lynch

Happy Monday Gollancz Blog readers! We are delighted to bring you our first post in our Locke Lamora Read Along series. The phenomenal Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the first four chapters (and interludes) of The Lies of Locke Lamora.

Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion questions at the end of this blog post. … More

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Congratulations to our Gemmell Awards Shortlisted authors and cover designers

Gollancz Author: - August 12th, 2013
Awards, Events, Joe Abercrombie, Michael J. Ward, News, Stephen Deas

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the Gemmell Awards shortlist, which you can find here.

There are three very strong shortlists, with 5 books up for each of the Legend (best novel) and Morningstar (best debut), and six covers up for the Ravenheart (Best Cover).
We’re delighted that Joe Abercrombie’s RED COUNTRY is on the shortlist for both the Legend and Ravenheart awards.

THE RED KNIGHT by Miles Cameron is the … More

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See you at Nineworlds GeekFest

Gollancz Author: - August 9th, 2013
Events

This weekend sees the first Nineworlds GeekFest convention in Heathrow, and Gollancz authors – and staff – are there for the whole weekend. Nineworlds is a “large fan-run multi-genre geek event in London”, with strands dedicated to books, comics, gaming, Doctor Who, Tolkien, Steampunk, Game of Thrones and many many more.

Here’s a breakdown of where and when you can find us (cheerfully stolen from the Nineworlds website at www.nineworlds.co.uk). Do come and say hello if you’re there, or tweet … More

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Friday Reads: Mayhem

Gollancz Author: - August 9th, 2013
Fiction, Horror, Sarah Pinborough

If you love a good historical thriller, which has a whiff of the supernatural about it, this is the perfect summer read for you.

Set in London during the Ripper years, Sarah Pinborough tells the untold tale of another serial killer preying on the inhabitants of the city, and of the investigative team which takes the bloody cases on. As you would hope, the novel evokes London at its dank and grisly best, with the story interwoven with real newspaper … More

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