World Fantasy Con 2013 in Brighton is almost upon us, and the great and the good of the genre are on their way to the UK. Which means signings! Lots and lots of signings. We’ll give you some more information about who’s where when in the next few days, but first I wanted to flag up one particular event which I think will be of interest to London-based readers of this blog.
On this day, eighty-four years ago, Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born. I’m not sure whether she’s celebrating the event, but we certainly are! Apart from being one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, she is that rarest of writers: one fêted by the literary establishment as much as by the SFF community. If anyone ever tries to tell you that SF or fantasy writers are technically inferior to … More
I’ve been going on a bit of a Michael Scott Rohan reading jag in the last year or so, for no real good reason than I remembered liking his work a lot. I reread the Spiral series (available as Gateway ebooks! Here’s the link to the first one) first, as when I was unpacking boxes looking for the book I really I wanted to read I came upon them instead, and thought I might as well go with it. … More
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Gollancz is absolutely delighted to mark the publication of Stephen R. Donaldson’s The Last Dark – and the conclusion of one of the most influential fantasy series ever written – by making the complete Thomas Covenant Chronicles available for the first time in the UK.
Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, announces the acquisition of electronic rights to the first and second Thomas Covenant trilogies, by bestseller and World Fantasy Award-winning … More
As I’m sure we all know, Stephen Donaldson burst onto the scene in 1977 with his extraordinary debut trilogy, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. It was an astonishingly assured and – let’s not deny it – bleak trilogy, that seemed intent … More