Metro 2034 – and you think the Northern Line’s bad…
I first came across Dimitry Glukhovsky’s Metro 2033 courtesy of a conversation with Sascha Mamzcak, the publisher of the Heyne genre list in Germany. He told me about this dark and violent post-apocalyptic SF thriller set amongst the last survivors of humankind as they battle for survival against monsters and themselves in the abandoned stations […]
Figures in a Landscape a guest post by Paul McAuley
Gollancz is delighted to bring you a brilliant guest post from Paul McAuley to celebrate the publication of The Confluence Trilogy. Here’s a good lesson in writing from Graham Greene’s A Sort of Life: Excitement is simple: excitement is a situation, a single event. It mustn’t be wrapped up in thoughts, similes, metaphors. A simile […]
Announcing the Way of Kings Read Along!
Breaking news! We’re teaming up with the brilliant Marc Aplin of Fantasy Faction for a read along of Way of Kings! We know many of you are as excited as we are for the upcoming publication Words of Radiance and thought now was the perfect time to have a look back at the series so far. […]
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 […]
On the Twelfth Day of Geekmas . . .
On the twelfth day of Christmas . . . oh, look: ‘twelfth’ has the word ‘elf’ in it! Hmm. Like a mountain made of mashed potato, this means something . . . Or, you know, not. In any event, let’s not spend another post dwelling on numbers and travelling off on completely irrelevant, illogical tangents […]
On the Eleventh Day of Geekmas . . .
I have a confession to make. It’s got absolutely nothing to do with Christmas or this series of Geekmas posts, but they say it’s good for the soul, so I’m forging on regardless (I might as well do something that doesn’t shunt me another few feet towards eternal damnation). So, my confession is this: I […]
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 […]
On the ninth day of Geekmas…
It’s day nine of our bumper Christmas giveaway, in which we’ve been adding to Santa’s haul every day to give you the chance to win the ultimate Gollancz collection. We’ve also been running daily competitions over on Twitter for some smaller prizes, so don’t forget to keep an eye on @Gollancz! On the ninth day […]
On the seventh day of Geekmas…
As we creep ever closer to Christmas, it’s time for another addition to the 12 Days of Geekmas bundle! On the seventh day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to me… 7 Guild Hunter tales A firm favourite with our Gollancz Dark Fantasy community, the Guild Hunter Series from Nalini Singh is a dark fantasy series in […]
On the sixth day of Geekmas . . .
Happy Monday! It’s certainly starting to feel Christmassy here in Gollancz Towers. Welcome to Day 6 of our 12 Days of Geekmas giveaway! On the sixth day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to me . . . 6 Twilight Reign adventures One of the most ambitious and beautifully realized fantasy sagas in decades is our latest […]
On the fifth day of Geekmas…
It’s day five of our Geekmas giveaway and we’re adding five fierce proofs to our bundle. With 2014 quickly approaching we’ve got some incredibly exciting titles to share with you. And what better way to share them then to add them to our bundle. Over the first five months of 2014 we’ve got the gospel […]
On the fourth day of Geekmas…
It’s day four of the twelve days of Geekmas and the bundle is already beginning the get very heavy. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, and today we have something pretty spectacular. On the fourth day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to […]
On the third day of Geekmas…
It’s day three of the twelve days of Geekmas and the gifts are growing ever more fruitful. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, but you can also win a daily prize over on Twitter by following @Gollancz and doing what Simon […]
Battlefield 4: Countdown to War
Christmas season is coming and our minds are churning with the possibilities of what to buy for our friends and family and, more importantly, what’s awaiting us under the tree. Well, whether you’re thinking of yourself or thinking of others, Father Gollancz has it all covered because how better a way to deal with the […]
Happy Halloween from Christmasland
It’s Halloween, which means it’s officially long past time to start getting ready for Christmas. Don’t believe me, the Christmas lights are already lit here in Covent Garden, just outside Gollancz Towers. If this doesn’t fill you with horror (and believe me it terrifies me!) and a little bit of dread then we’ve got the […]