Gollancz acquires new epic fantasy trilogy from bestselling author Stephen Donaldson

stephen donaldsonGollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of a new fantasy trilogy, The Great God’s War, from Stephen Donaldson, author of the multi-million-selling Chronicles of Thomas Covenant series.

Set in a visionary new world in the midst of a magical war, the trilogy follows a prince who embarks on a desperate quest to find a sorcerous library that might hold the knowledge required to save his kingdom. The prince’s journey is told in an intricate tale, filled with Donaldson’s trademark ingenious world-building, strong characterisation, and riveting storytelling.

Marcus Gipps said: “Gollancz is thrilled to welcome Stephen Donaldson back with a fantastic new trilogy. The Thomas Covenant books remain one of the most beloved and bestselling fantasy series ever written; the GAP sequence ranks with the best SF I’ve ever read; and Stephen’s various stand-alone novels, novellas and crime books have always been firm favourites. We’re very much looking forward to introducing the world to Stephen’s next great work”.

The first book in the trilogy, Seventh Decimate, will be published in hardback, export trade paperback, audio download and eBook in October 2017.