This Xmas, I’m spending some time away from the office in a lovely house in the Lake District with my partner’s family, where I shall be, let’s be honest, a bit bored. So what better plan than to do what I normally do all of the time anyway, and read some genre stuff?
I’m going to be very good and make myself have at least one day of non-work related reading. Other than that, I expect it will be editing and … More
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It’s time for your daily part-serialization of The Soddit, running all this week. Last night saw the premiere of The Hobbit film in London, and one or two lucky members of team Gollancz managed to catch a glimpse of the red carpet – consider our Hobbit-watching appetites officially whetted.
We’re continuing our week long part-serialization of The Soddit. Put your hairy feet up, grab a mug of porter or a coffee from the pot on the hearth, maybe a seed cake or two, and settle down with the next chapter of The Soddit here. (PDF)
As The Hobbit begins his long awaited (and absolutely expected) journey to UK cinema screens, it’s the perfect time to revisit a Gollancz classic. The Soddit is Adam Roberts’ affectionate and hilarious parody of Tolkein’s much loved classic but don’t take our word for it. Put your hairy feet up, grab a mug of porter or a coffee from the pot on the hearth, maybe a seed cake or two, and settle down to the first of four … More