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Sarah Pinborough

Sarah Pinborough was born in 1972 in Buckinghamshire, and now lives just a few miles away after a childhood spent travelling all over the world (her father, now retired, was a diplomat). When she was eight she packed her trunk and left the Middle East for a ten-year stretch in boarding school. The memories provide her with much material for her horror and supernatural thrillers…

Friday Reads: Halloween Reads Edition

Halloween is very nearly here. To celebrate, we asked Team Gollancz to share their favourite Halloween Reads. Did your favourite read make our list?

Gillian: My perfect Halloween read is Sarah Pinborough’s award-winning novella Beauty. A little dark, a little sexy and a lot of fun, it’s a superb retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story – and about revealing the monster hiding inside us all!

Simon: It’s always Something Wicked This Ways Comes by Ray Bradbury for … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out what we’re reading this weekend…

Amy13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

MarcusThe Cathedral of Known Things by Edward Cox

Craig – The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

Sophie – 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

SimonThe Boy Who Wept Blood by Den Patrick

Gillian – 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

JenThe House of Shattered … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend..

AmyThe Death House by Sarah Pinborough

Gillian – Magicien by Raymond E. Feist

Emily – Was by Geoff Ryman

Simon – The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

Charlie – How to be Both by Ali Smith


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YA or not YA . . . That is the question.

We welcome Sarah Pinborough, author of THE DEATH HOUSE, to the blog to explain why “YA” isn’t just for teenagers.

It’s a funny thing with some books. They sit in a middle ground under the storm cloud of a question hanging menacingly over them . . . is this a Young Adult book or isn’t it? Right from the start we’ve had a lot of debate about that where The Death … More

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The Origins of The Death House . . .

We are delighted to welcome Sarah Pinborough back to the Gollancz Blog with a guest post on the origins of her brand new novel, The Death House

Back in 2009 I wrote a short story – a rare occurrence these days – for the British Fantasy Society anthology edited by Guy Adams. It was called Snow Angels and it was set in a future dystopia where any children with … More

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