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Red Country

The Gemmell Awards 2013

Gollancz is delighted to congratulate the organisers of the David Gemmell Legend Award on another great ceremony. A strong reading, a feisty auction and a love of commercial fantasy were all on display at the opening evening of the World Fantasy Convention in Brighton. Congratulations go to all the nominees, but especially to the winners […]

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The Heroes at a bargain price

We know a lot of you are big Joe Abercrombie fans, and we think a lot of you would be big Joe Abercrombie fans if, say, you could buy an ebook of his for only 99p and see what all the fuss is about. Wait a minute… That’s right, for one month only, Joe Abercrombie’s […]

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Congratulations to our World Fantasy Awards shortlisted authors and artists

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the World Fantasy Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Some Kind of Fairy Tale (Graham Joyce) – Best Novel The Emperor’s Soul (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Novella The Skull (part of The Dragon Griaule, published by Gollancz in […]

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Congratulations to our Gemmell Awards Shortlisted authors and cover designers

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the Gemmell Awards shortlist, which you can find here. There are three very strong shortlists, with 5 books up for each of the Legend (best novel) and Morningstar (best debut), and six covers up for the Ravenheart (Best Cover). We’re delighted that Joe Abercrombie’s RED […]

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Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

Gollancz is pleased to bring you a blog post about the future, from the pen of the talented Joe Abercrombie. In this, as with his ongoing adult publishing with Gollancz, Joe has our complete support. Over to Mr Abercrombie! What does an obsessive workaholic writer do with six months off? Writes a book, of course. […]

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Joe Abercrombie: What comes next?

Today we have a guest post from Joe Abercrombie, talking about the inevitable question: what comes next? On a Break January 22nd, 2013 So, Red Country has been well and truly out for three months, the touring well and truly over, the reviews chewed through, the sales examined, the dust settled. I find myself now […]

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Cover reveal: a great new look for Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie needs no introduction. He’s the Sunday Times bestselling author of Red Country, The Heroes, Best Served Cold, and The First Law Trilogy. His novels have been praised by authors as varied as George R. R. Martin: ‘Joe Abercrombie’s Best Served Cold is a bloody and relentless epic of vengeance and obsession in the grand tradition, […]

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Happy Publication Day RED COUNTRY!

We are delighted to wish Joe Abercrombie an enormously HAPPY PUBLICATION DAY on the much anticipated release of RED COUNTRY, his standalone fantasy with a fabulous genre twist. But don’t take our word for how great it is! Check out the reviews: ‘The [five] star rating says all you need to know about Joe Abercrombie’s exhilarating […]

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RED COUNTRY: Chapter Three

To celebrate the publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on tomorrow) we’re bringing you a sneak peek inside the first three chapters of Joe Abercrombie’s brand new novel. Today, return to the world of Red Country with the third chapter . . . Oh, and because this is a celebration […]

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RED COUNTRY: Chapter Two

To celebrate the publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on Thursday) we’re bringing you a sneak peek inside the first three chapters of Joe Abercrombie’s brand new novel. Today, return to the world of Red Country  with the second chapter . . . Oh, and because this is a celebration we’ll […]

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RED COUNTRY: Chapter One

To celebrate the publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on Thursday) we’re bringing you a sneak peek inside the first three chapters of Joe Abercrombie’s brand new novel. Today, enter the world of Red Country  with the first chapter . . . Oh, and because this is a celebration we’ll be […]

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Watch Joe Abercrombie read from RED COUNTRY and WIN a Signed Proof!

Happy Monday! It might be a bit (ok, a lot) gloomy here in London, but we’ve got something exciting to share with you. Earlier this month Joe Abercrombie was at Gollancz Towers and we asked (politely demanded) that we film him for the upcoming publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on the 18th October).

So, as a special Monday treat we’ve got an exclusive extract of Joe reading from Red Country, but that’s not all! Watch the film and listen carefully to the question Joe asks at the end. Then send the answer to the question to: competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: RED COUNTRY by 23.59 on the 15th October 2012 for your chance to win a limited edition signed proof copy of Red Country. Visit our site for our terms and conditions.

See, we said we had something exciting to share.

Good luck!

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RED COUNTRY UK Tour Dates

Don’t miss your chance to meet Sunday Times Bestselling author Joe Abercrombie as he tours the UK to celebrate the publication of RED COUNTRY.   Thursday 18th October Waterstones Guildford 12.30pm Waterstones Piccadilly, London 7pm (Tickets £5/£3 for Waterstones Cardholders)   Friday 19th October Waterstones Staines 12.30pm Forbidden Planet London, 6pm   Saturday 20th October […]

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Friday Reads: Joe Abercrombie's RED COUNTRY is bloody . . . (spoiler free review)

I remember getting an email from my colleague Simon Spanton some years ago. It was a simple message, ‘You’ll like this.’ Attached to the email was a file with the first few chapters of a book he wanted to buy for Gollancz called The Blade Itself. I opened the attachment and started to read. He […]

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RED COUNTRY – Read the Extract!

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be bringing you something a little bit special today – the first extract from Red Country by Joe Abercrombie . . . and since our words are unlikely to do it justice, read on for Joe’s: They were laughing when they clattered over the rise and the shallow little valley […]

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