Not a Guilty Pleasure: Heroes
You might recall that the plot of Heroes works around a solar eclipse, causing certain people of the world to develop useful powers, like mind-reading and healing, and other not-so-useful powers, like radiation strong enough to turn into an explosion. When it first aired over ten years ago (my god, I feel old) it was heralded […]Read More
A new model of the hero – Steph Swainston talks Fair Rebel and the Castle books
We are thrilled to welcome Steph Swainston back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post on heroes, Fair Rebel and the Castle series. These days, heroism isn’t hard to find. The cinemas abound with superheroes; a boy wizard is recognised around the globe, even the Jedi have returned again. These can be fun, […]Read More
What happened to heroes?
Gollancz is delighted to bring you a guest post from the brilliant Tom Lloyd, author of our Gollancz Geeks title of the month Moon’s Artifice. We asked Tom to share his thoughts on fantasy heroes and where they’ve gone, what exactly has happened to them and where we might find a few of them . . . Like most people, […]Read More