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Friday Reads: Annihilation

Gollancz Team: - April 11th, 2014
Friday Reads, Science Fiction

My Friday reads this week isn’t one of our books. Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer is published by 4th Estate (and they’re to be congratulated for producing a book that looks every bit as gorgeous and mysterious as you’d want given what’s inside).

Jeff was a writer who I’d heard a lot about, an editor and anthologist whose work I was very familiar with, but also an author of novels I’d never actually managed to get round to reading. That has now changed with … More

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Friday Reads: Son of the Morning

Gollancz Team: - March 28th, 2014
Fantasy, Friday Reads

The events of the Hundred Years War would make for an extraordinary novel even if you wrote them as a straight novel. The characters were larger than life, the politicking every bit as devious as anything George RR Martin could imagine and the battles every bit as brutal. Add into the mix the angels and demons of medieval religion made real and you have an amazing story. Simon Spanton, Son of the Morning’s editor gives … More

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Friday Reads: The Copper Promise (reviewed by Den Patrick)

Gollancz Team: - February 28th, 2014
Den Patrick, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Guest Post

Today we have a special Friday Reads from our author Den Patrick, who is doing an event with Jen Williams in March (details below). We thought it only fitting that The Copper Promise be reviewed by Den in preparation for what promises to be a great event. 

The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

I first bumped into Jen at an SFX weekender years ago and recognised her as ‘that self-publishing lady from Twitter.’ It’s been fun watching … More

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Friday ReRead: The Language of the Dying

Gollancz Team: - December 6th, 2013
Friday Reads, Sarah Pinborough

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This isn’t so much a Friday Read as a Friday ReRead.

A little while ago Ian Rankin was talking about novels and authors he’s recently discovered and mentioned Sarah Pinborough and The Language of Dying, saying ‘It’s about a father who’s dying; his grown-up kids get back together at the house to wait for him to die, but there’s all kinds of weird secrets and weird stuff happening, just on the periphery. I’m really enjoying it, it’s really well written.’ … More

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Friday Reads: Digital Deals

Gollancz Team: - November 22nd, 2013
ebooks, Extract, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Horror, Joe Hill, Masterworks, Patrick Rothfuss, SF Gateway

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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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