Scott Lynch in conversation at FantasyCon 2016 (Scarborough, UK)

For those of you who weren’t able to make it to FantasyCon last weekend we are thrilled to be able to share with you a summary of the brilliant in conversation between between Marcus Gipps (editor at Gollancz) and guest-of-honor Scott Lynch on 24 Sept 2016. The summary was put together by A J Dalton (Gollancz author), audience member.   Marcus Gipps [MG]: So, Scott, when did you start writing? And why fantasy? Scott Lynch [SL]: It was basically laziness. I wasn’t much of a fantasy reader early on in my life – I was reading scifi instead. From the…

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An Update on The Thorn of Emberlain

We’re delighted to announce that publication of Scott Lynch’s brilliant new novel The Thorn of Emberlain has moved to September 2016, to coincide with his appearance as a Guest of Honour at Fantasycon-by-the Sea. September is a the perfect moment for Scott to tour the UK and celebrate the publication of his fourth novel in the Gentleman Bastard sequence, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Locke Lamora, thief, con-man, pirate, political deceiver must take on his most challenging role yet as a soldier . . . A new chapter for Locke and Jean and finally the war…

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The Republic of Thieves Book Trailer

Just one more day until The Republic of Thieves is out in bookshops (Thursday 10th October!). To celebrate we’re delighted to share with you the book trailer for The Republic of Thieves. As we mentioned yesterday, the trailer was created by the amazing filmmaker Milena Aijala. You can watch her trailer for The Lies of Locke Lamora here and you can find out more about her by visiting her Tumblr here.

So without further interruptions we present the epic trailer for The Republic of Thieves.

Let us know what you think in the comments!

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REPUBLIC OF THIEVES IS HERE!

There have been days since 2007 when I didn’t think I’d ever see this book on my desk. Not many days (there was a part of me that never quite lost faith) but some. Days when we’d had to delay again. Days when I’d spoken to Scott on the phone and heard a man adrift and, let’s be frank, hurting. Days when I wasn’t able to speak to Scott. Days when I and editors in the USA, France, Germany, Spain would speak, hope again but never quite know. But here it us. There’s a finished copy of The Republic of…

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