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Science Fiction

Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists. The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. […]

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Cover Reveal: Waking Hell

We’re thrilled to be able to show you the cover for Waking Hell; Al Robertson’s awesome follow-up to his acclaimed debut Crashing Heaven. Crashing Heaven was diamond-hard cyberpunk for the 21st century and Waking Hell is set in the same world, Station: a hollowed-out asteroid that is mankind’s last home. Waking Hell concerns itself with […]

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Read An Exclusive Extract from The Promise Of The Child

We’re delighted to be able to present an exclusive extract from Tom Toner’s fantastic debut novel; the wild and wonderful space opera that is The Promise of the Child. Scott Lynch meets Gene Wolfe anyone? Or how about Tom’s own description? “It’s a blend of space opera and fantasy, set in the 147th century, with […]

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Cover Reveal: The Medusa Chronicles

We are thrilled to be able to share the cover for one of the most anticipated SF books of 2016 – Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynold’s The Medusa Chronicles. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard […]

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Cover Reveal: Occupy Me

It’s a particular thrill for us to be able to reveal the cover for Tricia Sullivan’s new SF novel, Occupy Me. Tricia is, flat out, one of the most exciting and talented SF authors writing today. An award-winner, an author whose fiction combines a fierce intelligence and a profoundly human and empathetic level of characterisation. […]

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Al Robertson Shares An Extract From Crashing Heaven

We are delighted to welcome Al Roberston back to the blog to share with us a carefully chosen extract from Crashing Heaven. Crashing Heaven is out in trade paperback. You can pre-order the eBook from all UK eTailers for just £1.99 until the 25th June. Welcome to the world of Crashing Heaven. Earth is abandoned, […]

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The Genesis of Memorable Moments: A Guest Post by Tony Gonzales

We are delighted to welcome Tony Gonzales to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post about the influence and inspiration video games had on  his new book The Tabit Genesis.   In the gaming world, I guess I’m considered an old man. My first gaming system was an Intellivision, which my parents regretted immediately […]

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Rich People a short story by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the thrilling Rich People, a  companion short story to Poor People Parts I and II.   It’s been a good long time since I wrote Rich People so I’m struggling to […]

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain […]

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Discover the story behind A Quantum Mythology

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is an epic space opera and a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. A Quantum Mythology is out now in bookshops and we’ve got an exclusive behind-the-scenes post about the story behind […]

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Happy Publication Day: 26th 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 and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from […]

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Exclusive Deleted Scene from A Quantum Mythology

Tonight we return to the world of A Quantum Mythology for another exclusive deleted scene. We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog.  A Quantum Mythology is out in bookshops on Thursday  is a new epic space opera,  a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind.  A Note from Gavin:  So, just […]

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Exclusive A Quantum Mythology Deleted Scene – Crabber Takes Down General Nix

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is out in bookshops on Thursday and we are thrilled to share with you a deleted scene from it. Gavin G. Smith’s new epic space opera is a wide-ranging exploration of the past, […]

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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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Related Categories: Book Birthday, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars

The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog. As you can see from the title of this post, Gavin is about to explain to you why he belives Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars.  So now that I have your attention… I enjoy baiting Star Wars fans.  Part of it […]

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Related Categories: Films, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

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