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…
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend..
Amy – The 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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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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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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Every once in a while a book comes along that you fall utterly in love with. This year, that book is The Death House.
Heartbreaking, compelling and deeply moving, this is a book we know will cast its spell over you.
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We absolutely adore this beautiful novel from the amazing Sarah Pinborough. It’s a thoughtful, rich and heart-stopping novel of life, love, and living in the face of death – but don’t just take our word for it. You can read an extract of The Death House below – and as you can see, it turns out we’re not alone in being blown away by this exceptional story . . .
You can pre-order your e-book copy of … More
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