Praise for Paul McAuley’s Something Coming Through

In case you missed it, earlier this year we published the amazing Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley. We said it’s amazing . . . and we were far from the only ones! Take a look at the amazing quotes below and let them tempt you to give Something Coming Through a try. ‘Something Coming Through is as tight and relentlessly paced as an Elmore Leonard thriller, and full of McAuley’s customary sharp eye for dialogue and action. What’s really impressive, though, is that it achieves a seamless fusion of the day-after-tomorrow SF novel – it’s as interested in gritty…

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Paul McAuley discusses Something Coming Through

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley  to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post about Something Coming Through. The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the powers and perils of ancient alien technology, and somewhere in the background was a hint that people were able to explore other planets because of the help of a bunch of aliens who called themselves the Jackaroo. Extraterrestrial intelligence is a serious scientific and philosophical idea, and aliens are a…

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Happy Publication Day 25th February 2016!

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to two brilliant books out now in bookshops and online. Escape with the Argeneau vampires or blast out of this world with two must-read novels from SF legend James Tiptree Jr  collected in a new omnibus edition. Runaway Vampire by Lynsay Sands– Buckle up – the Argeneaus are back in a sexy, witty new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands. Dante Notte has heard it said that love hurts. He just wasn’t expecting it to run him over in an RV. Still, a punctured lung and broken ribs…

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Start reading Paul McAuley’s stunning Something Coming Through

We’re thrilled to have released the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through in mmp this year. Paul McAuley has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. Something Coming Through is all of those things, but also marks a bit of a new direction. It’s partly set in a very recognisable London (although there are some very important differences to the city we know), and partly on a newly colonised planet, given to humanity by the Jackaroo – a mysterious race of aliens who came…

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Happy Publication Day 18th February 2016!

Readers rejoice! We have such a bumper crop of new releases for you! Escape to another London in Simon Morden’s Down Station, brace yourself for the EPIC finale of Brandon Sanderson’s The Reckoners series, uncover the chilling mystery at the heart of Sarah Pinborough’s 13 Minutes and join the revolution in Victor Pelevin’s Empire V. Wishlists at the ready, we have four stunning new worlds to dive into.    Calamity by Brandon Sanderson– International superstar, Brandon Sanderson returns with the final installment of the New York Times bestselling series The Reckoners. When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were…

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