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The Wise Man’s Fear

Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe. With his […]

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Patrick Rothfuss gives us some spoilers about the final Kingkiller Chronicle novel!

Gollancz is delighted to share a very special teaser from Patrick Rothfuss. Last year, when Pat visited the UK for the World Fantasy Convention we asked him to tell us a little bit about the final book in the Kingkiller Chronicles. We asked for a little teaser about what might await Kvothe and Bast . . . and goodness did we get an answer!

WARNING, THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SPOILERS.

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On the second day of Geekmas . . .

Welcome back Gollancz Blog readers! Did you enjoy our slay-tacular first read? Today we’re adding two fiercely festive reads to our bundle. But, that’s not all!  Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win copies of our books of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details of […]

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A signing for the ages . . .

Last night we hosted a magnificent signing at Forbidden Planet London with our bestselling and very cuddly authors Patrick Rothfuss and Scott Lynch. We knew it was going to be big, but we didn’t know how big… We arrived at around 5.15 to sign some preorders and meet with the staff. It should have been […]

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The Kingkiller Chronicles have been optioned for TV adaptation!

Some fantastic news for the day! The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss have been optioned for a TV adaptation by New Regency Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. Eric Heisserer (of Hours and The Thing) will be adapting the series and will also work as an executive producer alongside Arnon Milchan, Andrew Plotkin, Brad Weston […]

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The David Gemmell Awards 2012

Last Friday evening the Science Fiction and Fantasy community assembled in the Magic Circle Headquarters, in magnificent attire, for the fourth David Gemmell Legend Award. The venue promised a magical evening, and magical it was. Publishers, authors and bloggers galore had gathered to celebrate fantasy literature and commemorate David Gemmell’s enduring contribution to the genre […]

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Patrick Rothfuss, or how I learned to love audio and stopped dislocating my shoulder by carrying really really heavy hardbacks in my satchel on my way to work…

Hi, my name is Paul… Hi Paul! Hi, my name is Paul and I’m a Rothfuss-aholic… Well, I thought I ought to get that out of the way early. I started working for Orion in 2007 about 7 months before first publication of THE NAME OF THE WIND and first encountered it at the London Book […]

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Related Categories: Extract, Fantasy, Patrick Rothfuss

90 Second Interview with Patrick Rothfuss

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award short-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-ninety-seconds with as many short-listed authors as we can get our hands on! Today we’re delighted to have a few words from Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Sunday Times bestselling novels The Name of the Wind, […]

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Patrick Rothfuss 60 Second Interview

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re delighted to have a few words from Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Sunday Times bestselling novels The Name of the Wind, […]

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Related Categories: Fantasy, Interview, Patrick Rothfuss

On the sixth day of Christmas…

The 30th of December. It’s somehow not quite Christmas any more, it’s not quite the New Year either, so it seems a marvellous day to look back at the year 2011 . . . and it’s been quite a year for Gollancz! So here are six of our highlights from the past twelve months . […]

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On the fifth day of Christmas…

. . it’s a great day to review the year that was 2011 – in covers! So, five of the best (in my opinion, anyway): First up has to be the amazing new cover look for Charlaine Harris and the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s so bright, especially on gloomy winter days, that it can’t help […]

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It was the World Fantasy Convention . . .

It was the World Fantasy Convention 2011, in San Diego, and I had the chance to meet up with Patrick Rothfuss. Which was rather lovely. Even better, I had the chance to ask him for a few words for the Gollancz Blog. ‘We have a new Gollancz Blog’, I said. ‘That’s great!’ said Pat. ‘It […]

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