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Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss had the good fortune to be born in Wisconsin in 1973, where the long winters and lack of cable television encouraged a love of reading and writing. After abandoning his chosen field of chemical engineering, Pat became an itinerant student, wandering through clinical psychology, philosophy, medieval history, theater, and sociology. Nine years later, Pat was forced by university policy to finally complete his undergraduate degree in English. When not reading and writing, he teaches fencing and dabbles with alchemy in his basement.


Patrick Rothfuss’ new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Today we’re absolutely over the moon to share our cover for Patrick Rothfuss’ amazing new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things. In Pat’s own words:

It’s not book three. It’s not a mammoth tome that you can use to threaten people and hold open doors.

It’s a short, sweet story about one of my favorite characters.

It’s a book about Auri.

That’s the news. The short version. If you’d like the long version, I’ll give that below ….

And we can vouch that … More

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Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe.

With his first two Kingkiller novels, THE NAME OF THE WIND and THE WISE MAN’S FEAR, Patrick Rothfuss created the … More

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Patrick Rothfuss gives us some spoilers about the final Kingkiller Chronicle novel!

Gollancz is delighted to share a very special teaser from Patrick Rothfuss. Last year, when Pat visited the UK for the World Fantasy Convention we asked him to tell us a little bit about the final book in the Kingkiller Chronicles. We asked for a little teaser about what might await Kvothe and Bast . . . and goodness did we get an answer!

WARNING, THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SPOILERS.

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On the second day of Geekmas . . .

Welcome back Gollancz Blog readers! Did you enjoy our slay-tacular first read? Today we’re adding two fiercely festive reads to our bundle. But, that’s not all!  Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win copies of our books of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details of the daily giveaway; today on the blog we have signed copies of  The Name of the Wind and The … More

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Friday Reads: Digital Deals

We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz  have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All of the deals run until 5th December 2013 through your favourite online retailers.

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Joe Hill

Horror-meister Joe Hill’s most recent outing, NOS4R2, got … More

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