Book of the Month: Son of the Morning

20140403_100936Our book of the month for April is the mighty Son of the Morning by Mark Alder. The best way to introduce it is via an edited letter from Simon,our Associate Publisher for Gollancz, which he penned to our Geeks earlier in the year (who you’ll be hearing more from later in the month) to bring them to this epic read. The first chapter is below, and we’re be serializing it throughout the month with a giveaway to come.

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Wolfhound Century: What the Geeks thought

We promised you some Geeks reviews, and we will deliver! Sometimes Gollancz is just fashionably late, okay? Last week we shared what reviewers and other authors were saying about Wolfhound Century, to celebrate the paperback publication, but now it’s the turn of our Gollancz Geeks. If you’ve read Wolfhound Century, let us know what you thought in the comments below! Gollancz Geeks on Wolfhound Century ‘A fantastically well written, brilliantly imagined world, set in a Russia, that may not be a Russia, Peter Higgins builds his world deftly and populates his world with characters and hidden worlds that are living…

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The Wolfhound Century is here!

Wolfhound Century, a 2013 Gollancz Geeks title, is out now in paperback and we’ve got a special blog post from the book’s editor, Simon, to share with you.  Anyone unfortunate enough to be around me over the past year or so has had to put up with me wittering on about a book. A book I love so much that I simply haven’t been able to shut up about it since I was lucky enough to acquire it. I could go on about it again now, about the beautiful prose, about the stunning imagination, about how it taps into the deep…

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Wolves: Chapter Two

Our book of the month in January is Wolves by Simon Ings, which is best described in a different Simon’s introduction to chapter one last week. It is a chilling dystopian work; a story about technology becomes a personal quest into a changed world and the pursuit of a secret from the past. A secret about a missing mother, a secret that could hide a murder. This is no dry analysis of how a technology might change us, it is a terrifying thriller, a picture of a dark tomorrow that is just around the corner. Catch up with chapter one and then…

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