The Gollancz Festival eBook Sale!

To celebrate the Gollancz Festival we’ve slashed our prices on over forty ebooks for one weekend only! That’s right, you’ve got one weekend to take advantage of this incredible offer! Don’t miss your chance to add some of the universe’s very finest SF and Fantasy to your ebook library for just 99p. Pick up stunning new releases like The Fireman or 13 Minutes as well as some of those classic titles you’ve been meaning to read. Be quick, our prices will go back to normal Monday!   New Releases Buy from Kindle iBooks Kobo Sainsburys   Buy from Kindle iBooks…

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Announcing The Last Hero eBook!

Following on from our publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book and the Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Collector’s Edition 2017 Calendar, we have more good news for fans of fantasy’s greatest flat earth: Announcing the illustrated eBook edition of Terry Pratchett & Paul Kidby‘s The Last Hero!   For those of you unfamiliar with this glorious trip through the Discworld . . . The Last Hero: a ‘Discworld novel with pictures’ – the 27th instalment in the fantasy series that has made Terry Pratchett an international superstar.  A short but perfectly-formed complete Discworld novel, fully illustrated in lavish colour throughout by…

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Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin

We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five  significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others. Our  announcement coincides with the initial broadcast of a BBC Radio 4 Ursula K. Le Guin documentary (today, 11.30am, BBC Radio 4) where Naomi Alderman talks to Ursula K. Le Guin about her life and work and hears from literary fans such as David Mitchell. The…

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A Guest Post from Tom Abba on The King in Yellow

the king in yellowGollancz is delighted to welcome guest blogger, Tom Abba to the blog. Tom Abba is a specialist in narrative theory and practice, working within interactive media, and across film and television. Today, Tom shares some insight into The King in Yellow, HBO’s True Detective, digital books and beyond. You can find out more about Tom on his website.

Okay, so here’s the thing. The King in Yellow is either the thematic backbone of HBO’s True Detective,or it’s an incidental device being utilised by the hipster crowd to draw in the weird fiction mob and convince them that this series is worth sticking with. Time will tell which of these is true, but in the words of a noted writer of my acquaintance (hi Nick), rest assured, there is a Dog. It might not be the dog you expected, but it is there and it is barking.

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Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014. BUY NOW » BUY NOW » BUY NOW »  Graceling–   In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a…

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