The Wolfhound Century Trilogy a Guest Post by Peter Higgins

We are delighted to welcome Peter Higgins back to the Gollancz Blog for a special post on his Wolfhound Century trilogy.  It’s only now all three books are done and out there, they’ve got away from me, that I can tell the story whole. When you’re face is pressed up close against what you’re doing, you think you know what it is but the big finished picture still surprises. The Wolfhound Century trilogy is about a city in the west and an endless forest in the east, and the vast continent between them. The forest is all tangle and possibility,…

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Revealed: A New Cover Look For Peter Higgins’ Wolfhound Century Books

Simon Spanton drops by to tell us all about the incredible new look for Wolfhound Century, Truth and Fear and Radiant State by Peter Higgins. Peter Higgin’s Wolfhound Century books have been acclaimed by everyone from Nina Allan to Francis Spufford with Richard Morgan, Adam Roberts and Hannu Rajaniemi inbetween. This spellbinding mix of  fantasy and SF set in a world that echoes a surreal and magical Soviet Union of the first half of the twentieth century has won ardent fans but we would love it to reach more. This is a series that has bewitched every publisher who has seen…

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Exclusive Murder Room Crossover: Peter Higgins Reviews Red Winter

In an exchange placement with our crime-loving cousins at the Murder Room, Wolfhound Century author Peter Higgins slipped into the world of historical thriller fiction to read Dan Smith’s new paperback Red Winter. This is what he discovered…  A man on horseback emerges from the edge of a dark forest, crosses a shallow icy river and enters a village. The horse is uneasy, the village silent and apparently deserted. No lights. No fires. The rider has a companion: we know this because the rider talks to him occasionally, though the companion never replies. (These opening pages are full of unsettling…

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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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