Gateway Essentials: Lucius Shepard

Lucius Taylor Shepard was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1947. He travelled extensively in his youth, and has held a wide assortment of occupations in the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America, including rock musician and night club bouncer. He attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in 1980 and made his first commercial sale […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: LIfe During Wartime

Our current Masterworks Spotlight is Lucius Shepard’s acclaimed novel of near-future warfare, Life During Wartime, based on his Nebula Award-winning novella, ‘R&R’. SF Masterworks paperback | Gateway eBook In the jungles of Guatemala, David Mingolla is struggling to survive amongst the rotting vegetation and his despairing fellow foot soldiers. He knows he is nothing but […]

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Omnibus Spotlight: Lucius Shepard

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the extraordinary voice of multi-award-winning author Lucius Shepard. trade paperback | eBook Lucius Shepard’s work ranges across the fields of fantasy, science fiction and magic realism, garnering comparisons with Joseph Conrad, Graham […]

Happy Publication Day: 19th March 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF, omnibuses of some of the must read SF&F and thrilling fantasy. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got four fantastic new books to pick up or downloand from your local […]

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The Fantasy Masterworks

Following on from the well-received list of SF Masterworks, we’re delighted to present – for your fantastical reading pleasure – a similar list of the recently-restyled Fantasy Masterworks. 10/10/2013 Aegypt John Crowley PB 10/10/2013 The Dragon Griaule Lucius Shepard PB 10/10/2013 Last Call Tim Powers PB 14/11/2013 The Falling Woman Pat Murphy PB 12/12/2013 The […]

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Fantasy Masterworks: the List So Far . . .

As we approach the 2014 World Fantasy Convention, held this year in Washington D.C., we thought it might be a good time to bring you all up-to-date with the re-launched Fantasy Masterworks series. Et voila! October 2013: Aegypt by John Crowley [paperback | eBook] October 2013: The Dragon Griaule by Lucius Shepard [paperback | eBook] […]

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From the Archive II

The publisher Victor Gollancz was renowned for throwing fantastic parties as well as publishing exceptional novels, and we have always tried to uphold both glorious traditions. This photographic evidence of our success comes from a 1988 party held at Two Brydges Place, to celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters and Robert Holdstock’s Lavondyss. Scroll […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Life During Wartime

Richly peopled, highly literate, and brilliantly drawn . . . one of the finest science fiction writers of all time Science Fiction Chronicle   In the jungles of Guatemala, David Mingolla is struggling to survive amongst the rotting vegetation and his despairing fellow foot soldiers. He knows he is nothing but an expendable pawn in […]

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Readers Choice Winner for October

It’s probably redundant to point this out on a website devoted to classic science fiction, but the Readers’ Choice submissions for October were all very . . . classic. We had Fritz Leiber‘s Hugo Award-winning The Big Time, the third volume of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon: Killdozer!, arguably Poul Anderson‘s finest single novel, […]

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Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: THE DRAGON GRIAULE

6,000 feet long, from head to tail . . . This is the second of our Fantasy Masterworks launch titles, Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Lucius Shepard’s acclaimed The Dragon Griaule. Collected together in one volume, these stories and novellas tell the fascinating tale of the Dragon Griaule, a beast so immense its […]

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