We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you can get the ebook of the novella for free.
Small confession: I’ve got all the artistic affinity of a hedgehog with a paintbrush in its … More
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Today we are thrilled to publish the paperback of The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard; a superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out – literally – of a war in heaven.
Paris in the aftermath of the Great Magicians War. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black, thick with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens retain their irrepressible appetite for novelty … More
Here it is, the fantastic cover for Aliette de Bodard’s new novel, The House of Binding Thorns, which is the sequel to the award-winning, hugely popular The House of Shattered Wings.
The House of Binding Thorns continues the epic story of the fallout of the war in heaven that saw the angelic Great Houses of Paris assaulted and torn apart by mistrust and betrayal in The House of Shattered Wings. Among the ruins of Paris the Great Houses, shaken … More
We are thrilled to reveal the stunning new paperback cover for Aliette de Bodard’s British Science Fiction Award winning The House of Shattered Wings. The House of Shattered Wings has had the most incredible response from critics and fans.
‘De Bodard (…) has spun a fascinating Paris of decay and cruelty. Phillippe is a marvel of a character, unreliable as a narrator but compelling in his flaws and his deep well of homesickness.’ – Library Journal (Starred Review)
‘A fantastical spy thriller … More