Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Robert E Howard

Gateway Essentials: Karl Edward Wagner

Karl Edward Wagner (pronounced ‘WAG-nuh’, not ‘VARG-nuh’) was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He earned a degree in history from Kenyon College in 1967 and a degree in psychiatry from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Despite this training, Wagner disliked the medical profession and abandoned it upon establishing himself as a writer; his disillusionment […]

Read More
Related Categories: Authors, Essentials

Now in eBook: The Complete Chronicles of Conan

It has been a perennial bestseller in hardback, in Gollancz’s ‘big black book’ format, and now we are delighted to announce that The Complete Chronicles of Conan is now available in eBook format – a digital edition with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under its sandalled feet.  […]

Read More
Related Categories: New Releases
Related Tags: ,

Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: April 2016

    ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov   Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, in which he will offer his thoughts on science fiction, literature and the world at large. This month: ‘Thinking About Homer’ Homer? Homer? Why write about Homer […]

Read More
Related Categories: Reflections, SF Gateway Guest Post

On This Day: Robert E. Howard

All fled, all done, so lift me on the pyre; The feast is over and the lamps expire On June 11th, 1936, Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan the Barbarian, Solomon Kane, Bran Mac Morn, King Kull, Cormac Mac Art, and many more legends of pulp fiction, committed suicide. Upon learning that his mother would […]

Read More
Related Categories: Authors

Happy Birthday, Robert E. Howard

Robert Ervin Howard was born 22nd January, 1906. Although a published writer for little more than a decade, his influence on the sword & sorcery genre is enormous. He was the creator of a bewildering array of pulp heroes including the puritan adventurer Solomon Kane, the Pictish king Bran Mac Morn, Celtic chieftain Cormac Mac Art, […]

Read More
Related Categories: Authors, SFE

Friday Reads: The Hobbit

Well it was inevitable that one of the Gollancz Friday Reads would be for The Hobbit. I’ve seen the film twice (once 2D once 3D, I preferred the 2D version), and after the second viewing I found myself picking the book up again. I think most folks know the story. Bilbo Baggins finds himself, a […]

Read More
Related Categories: Fantasy, Friday Reads

SF Gateway Christmas Sale!

Hear ye! Hear ye!*   Come one, come all!**   Everything must go!***   Sierra! Alpha! Lima! Echo!  SALE!   SF Gateway is delighted to announce an end-of year sale: all regularly-priced eBooks will be reduced to £2.99 over the holiday period (which you can take to mean approximately 7th December through to the 10th […]

Read More
Related Categories: Housekeeping

We use cookies to enhance your visit to us. By using our website you agree to our use of these cookies. Find out more.