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The Ghosts of Heaven are here!

Gollancz Team: - October 2nd, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Marcus Sedgwick, Science Fiction

Out today from our sister imprint, Indigo, The Ghosts of Heaven is the brand new novel from award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick.

What is The Ghosts of Heaven about?

The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.

 It’s there when a girl walks through the forest, the green air clinging to her skin.

There centuries later in a pleasant green dale, hiding the treacherous waters of Golden Beck … More

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A Special Guest Post from Jon Wallace

Gollancz Team: - July 24th, 2014
Events, Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace to the Blog. Jon’s brilliant debut novel, Barricade is out now in bookshops and online.

My debut novel, Barricade, is the story of Kenstibec, a taxi driver in post-apocalyptic Britain. He is a member of the “Ficial” race, a breed of superhumans who were intended to save mankind, but ended up trying to exterminate it.

One of the defining traits of the Ficial race was its “optimisation”. Each member was … More

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Hannu Rajaniemi Is Not A Real Man And I Can Prove It!

Gollancz Team: - July 17th, 2014
Gavin G. Smith, Guest Post, Hannu Rajaniemi, Uncategorized

Gollancz welcomes Gavin G. Smith back for a very special guest post in which he attempts to prove his rather spectacular theory about fellow author (and “arch-nemesis”) Hannu Rajaniemi.

(Most of this is true.)

My Story:

So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010.  There was something of a buzz about it beforehand.  I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year.  Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the … More

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Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!

Gollancz Team: - June 19th, 2014
Events, Jon Wallace, News

We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet.

Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the night. Thanks, by the way, to the two excellent latecomers who arrived to snaffle the last two copies that were beginning … More

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Gollancz delights in the rich visuals of a stunning space opera debut

Gollancz Team: - June 19th, 2014
Acquisitions, News, Science Fiction

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to a wholly originally series by an extraordinarily talented 27 year old first-time writer with a degree in fine art, Thomas N. Toner.

THE PROMISE OF THE CHILD is a stunning feat of imagination – set against the epic scope of that backdrop ranging from 14th-century Prague, to a lonely cove near the Mediterranean Sea, to the 147th-century … More

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