Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe. With his first two Kingkiller novels, THE NAME OF THE WIND and THE WISE MAN’S FEAR, Patrick Rothfuss created the most exciting, and exceptionally commercial, fantasy world since George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE.  More than 500, 000 copies of the KINGKILLER novels…

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Patrick Rothfuss gives us some spoilers about the final Kingkiller Chronicle novel!

Gollancz is delighted to share a very special teaser from Patrick Rothfuss. Last year, when Pat visited the UK for the World Fantasy Convention we asked him to tell us a little bit about the final book in the Kingkiller Chronicles. We asked for a little teaser about what might await Kvothe and Bast . . . and goodness did we get an answer!

WARNING, THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SPOILERS.

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On the second day of Geekmas . . .

Welcome back Gollancz Blog readers! Did you enjoy our slay-tacular first read? Today we’re adding two fiercely festive reads to our bundle. But, that’s not all!  Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win copies of our books of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details of the daily giveaway; today on the blog we have signed copies of  The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man’s Fearto be won On the second day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . . Two Caroling Kingkillers (in the form of SIGNED copies…

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The Kingkiller Chronicles have been optioned for TV adaptation!

Some fantastic news for the day! The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss have been optioned for a TV adaptation by New Regency Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. Eric Heisserer (of Hours and The Thing) will be adapting the series and will also work as an executive producer alongside Arnon Milchan, Andrew Plotkin, Brad Weston and Robert Lawrence. The series will follow the Sunday Times bestselling novels The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear and The Doors of Stone (working title only, with a tentative publication date of 2014), and Kvothe’s quest to hunt down the mysterious group…

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On the fifth day of Christmas…

. . it’s a great day to review the year that was 2011 – in covers! So, five of the best (in my opinion, anyway): First up has to be the amazing new cover look for Charlaine Harris and the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s so bright, especially on gloomy winter days, that it can’t help but make you smile. Thanks go to the wonderful Patrick Knowles for the cover designs, and to the fabulous Orion Art department! Next I have to tip my hat to the incredibly talented April Schumacher, the illustrator of our editions of Kristen Britain’s Green Rider…

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