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Robert Holdstock

An Extract from Mythago Wood

Continuing our celebration of the life and works of Robert Holdstock, here follows an extract from his World Fantasy Award-winning masterpiece, Mythago Wood.   Prologue Edward Wynne-Jones, Esq. 15 College Road Oxford Edward – You […]

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Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: Mythago Wood

Our current Fantasy Masterwork of the Week is a book that is very special to the team at Gollancz. Not only is it an utterly extraordinary piece of work, a deserved winner of the World […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: The Berserker Trilogy

Kicking off a week of blog posts in honour of Robert Holdstock and his work, we are delighted to introduce you to The Berserker Trilogy. Written by Rob in the late ’70s, under the pen […]

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Mythago Wood: a True Fantasy Masterwork

I’ve written about Robert Holdstock a number of times since his untimely death, five years ago. Along with most of the Gollancz team, I was lucky enough to know the man as well as the […]

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the World Fantasy Award Winners

So far this year, we’ve looked at how Gollancz and SF Gateway have fared in the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, BSFA, John W. Campbell Memorial and British Fantasy Awards. Now, as we move towards the […]

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Fantasy Masterworks: the List So Far . . .

As we approach the 2014 World Fantasy Convention, held this year in Washington D.C., we thought it might be a good time to bring you all up-to-date with the re-launched Fantasy Masterworks series. Et voila! […]

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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 […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Robert Holdstock

Although we’ve mentioned this volume before, we thought we’d take the opportunity to follow up the cover reveal for Mythago Wood, with another Robert Holdstock-related post, for those who missed the last piece about this […]

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Cover Reveal: Mythago Wood Fantasy Masterworks 30th Anniversary Edition

Some time ago – in the uncomfortable vicinity of twenty-five years, in fact – I was meeting some friends in a pub (yes, yes, I know: plus ça change!). Because I habitually associate with erudite […]

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New Book of the Week: Earthwind

We sometimes talk about writers ‘finding their voice’. In Robert Holdstock‘s case, the voice was very much there from the beginning of his writing career, as were a number of his signature themes – for […]

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Bad News: End of the Xmas | Good News: Some More SF Gateway Omnibuses!

As mentioned earlier in the week, the SF Gateway Xmas Sale is entering the final stretch. Because of the way different retailers process information, it’s not quite possible to declare a cut-and-dried end point, but […]

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