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Happy Publication Day 10th August!

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It’s publication day! And it’s a paperback publication day, so that means you gotta grab them all! We’ve got bloody, visceral knightly combat, a heart-warming near-future sf novel, a new masterwork of alien gods and new worlds, a poetic speculative masterpiece from one of the genre greats and a fascinating and exciting cyberpunk-esque exploration of space and the digital afterlife! Go on, dig in, you know you want to! Crosstalk by Connie Willis Crosstalk is a smart, brilliant and endearing romantic comedy comparable to Sliding Doors Briddey is about to get exactly what she thinks she wants . . .…

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Ed McDonald on The Writing Process

  We are thrilled to welcome Ed McDonald, author of Blackwing to the Gollancz Blog. Ed McDonald’s debut novel, Blackwing is the gritty tale of Galharrow and his Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer’s legacy . . .  So begins one of the most exciting fantasy novels you’ll read this year. You can read the opening chapter here. Join Ed as he discusses writing, his writing process, world building, spreadsheets and shares advice for how to get started.   The…

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Exciting Acquisition News: TERRY PRATCHETT’S DISCWORLD IMAGINARIUM

We are so delighted to announce an incredibly exciting acquisition to the world – TERRY PRATCHETT’S DISCWORLD IMAGINARIUM, a stunning portfolio of illustrations from the brush of renowned Discworld artist, Paul Kidby! Sir Terry Pratchett himself once said that Kidby’s art is ‘the closest anyone’s got to how I see the characters’. If Terry Pratchett’s pen gave his characters life, Paul Kidby’s brush allowed them to live it, and nowhere is that better illustrated than in this magnificent book. Publishing on 23rd November, the stunning full-colour volume will contain the very best of Paul’s Discworld illustrations, including 40 pieces of…

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Happy Publication Day 27th July 2017

Today is a very good day, although also a very difficult day. How do you choose between such brilliant books? Blackwing by Ed McDonald You think you know Misery? You’ve not seen anything yet . . . The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow’s Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer’s legacy. But there is a conspiracy within the citadel: traitors, flesh-eaters and the ghosts of the wastelands seek to destroy them, but if they cannot solve the ancient…

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Welcome to The Inspector Dreyfuss Emergencies

We’re delighted to reveal a stunning new look – and new novel! – for Alastair Reynolds. Welcome to The Inspector Dreyfuss Emergencies. Sharp-eyed readers will already have noticed that there’s something familiar about AURORA RISING – and quite rightly. This is the novel originally published as THE PREFECT, and it’s returning to the shelves of all good bookstores near you this November. If you’ve not picked it up before, this is your chance to meet Inspector Dreyfuss as he faces down a threat to the Glitter Belt . . . and has to make a terrible decision . . .…

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