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Michael Moorcock

Gollancz Friday Reads

As another week comes to a close, it’s time to check out what Team Gollancz will be reading this weekend . . . Harriet – Northern Lights by Philip Pullman Darren  – The House of War and Witness by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey Marcus – Elric: The Moonbeam Roads by Michael Moorcock Gillian – […]

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Happy Birthday, Norman Spinrad!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of SF’s most original and uncompromising voices, a stalwart of the New Wave and the man whose best-known novel, Bug Jack Barron, led to Michael Moorcock‘s New Worlds magazine being banned from WH Smith: Norman Spinrad. Spinrad’s razor-sharp satires have seen him nominated for most of […]

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Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: The Broken Sword

So what book would prompt no less a figure than the legendary Michael Moorcock to say ‘It has a wonderful, wild, manic originality, a driving story and a genuine feel of the grim realities informing Anglo-Saxon myth and legend which few other fantasies possess’? What masterpiece would prompt the late, great Robert Holdstock to hail […]

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the British Fantasy Award-Winners

Well, we certainly do seem to be getting through the awards calendar, don’t we?  No sooner do we bid farewell to the Hugos for another year than the British Fantasy Awards begin to loom large in our future. Gollancz is delighted to have two authors shortlisted for the best novel awards*, this year: Joe Hill […]

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SFX Book Club: The Stars My Destination

Gully Foyle is my name And Terra is my nation. Deep space is my dwelling space, The stars my destination. Current SF Master work of the Week is one of the all-time great works of SF. Among many other claims to fame, it is one of the major precursors of Cyberpunk, a brilliant riff on […]

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On This Day: John Dee

We find ourselves in conflicted times – Manichean days, where battle lines are routinely drawn and in all walks of life, it seems, we must choose: are you with us, or agin us? Are you Left or Right? Capitalist or communist? Pro-Europe or Anti-Europe? And nowhere is this seen more starkly than in the relationship […]

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The Michael Moorcock Collection: An Inside View

As posted last week on the Gollancz blog, we’re delighted to hand today’s post over to the estimable John Davey, who has been undertaking the mammoth task of producing the definitive editions of Michael Moorcock’s extraordinary body of fantasy fiction . . .   As editor of the Michael Moorcock Collection, I’ve been asked by […]

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New Book of the Week: The Jewel in the Skull

You might notice something familiar about our current New Book of the Week. I mean besides the fact that it’s one of the most best-known books from one of the most famous fantasy authors of all time. The Jewel in the Skull, Book One of Hawkmoon: The History of the Runestaff should be extra familiar […]

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On the tenth day of Geekmas…

It’s the tenth day of Christmas, but I can’t quote the traditional song as that would give away the answer to the really quite tricky competition question. So fill in the gaps yourselves. Anyway, on the tenth day of Christmas we’re celebrating The Michael Moorcock Collection, our herculean effort to reprint all of Mike’s genre […]

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New Book of the Week: An Alien Heat

Our New Book of the Week is the first part of Michael Moorcock’s extraordinary The Dancers at the End of Time sequence: An Alien Heat. Of course, we recommend the entire trilogy, but we’ve only got one New Book of the Week slot so we’ve had to improvise on the Home Page. As we have […]

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August New Releases

August is a bumper month for SF Gateway! Whatever that means. We’re appending ourselves to the front and rear of automobiles? Jimmy Anderson, James Pattinson and Dale Steyn are all lining up to bowl short at us? We don’t know. We just don’t know . . . Sorry. I’ll start again. August is a bumper […]

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Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Edition

It’s the Bank Holiday weekend which means it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book. Here’s what some of Team Gollancz will be reading this weekend. Gillian: This long weekend I’m reading Fables by Bill Willingham. It’s a long-running graphic novel series (I’m reading the collected editions,currently volume 4 of 8) about what […]

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