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The Heroes

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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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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Exclusive 90 Second Interview with Joe Abercrombie

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 Joe Abercrombie, author of the critically acclaimed First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself, Before […]

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THE HEROES- CHAPTER FOUR: BLACK DOW

CHAPTER FOUR: BLACK DOW  The stable doors shut with a bang like a headsman’s axe, and it took all of Calder’s famous arrogance not to jump clean in the air. War meetings had never been his favourite style of gathering, especially ones full of his enemies. Three of Dow’s five War Chiefs were in attendance […]

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THE HEROES- CHAPTER THREE: THE BEST OF US

 CHAPTER THREE: THE BEST OF US Your August Majesty, We are entirely recovered from the reverse at Quiet Ford and the campaign proceeds. For all Black Dow’s cunning, Lord Marshal Kroy is driving him steadily north towards his capital at Carleon. We are no more than two weeks’ march from the city, now. He cannot fall back […]

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THE HEROES- CHAPTER TWO: THE PEACEMAKER

CHAPTER TWO: THE PEACEMAKER He stood by the window, one hand up on the stone, fingertips drumming, drumming, drumming. Frowning off across Carleon. Across the maze of cobbled streets, the tangle of steep slate roofs, the looming city walls his father built, all turned shiny black by the drizzle. Into the hazy fields beyond, past the fork […]

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THE HEROES- CHAPTER ONE: THE TIMES

Three men. One battle. No heroes. Three sentences to sum up one extraordinary book. We’re over the moon that THE HEROES had such an extraordinary reception when we published the hardback – a SUNDAY TIMES best seller, shortlisted for the David Gemmell Awards for Best Novel (if you’ve not already voted, you can vote here), […]

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Watch: THE HEROES trailer!

With THE HEROES out in paperback this week we wanted to take a minute to remind you of the epic book trailer! Don’t forget to visit the Gollancz blog tomorrow to read the first chapter of THE HEROES for free! Happy Wednesday!

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Joe Abercrombie 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 Joe Abercrombie, author of the critically acclaimed First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself, Before […]

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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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Perfect presents . . .

With nine shopping days left until Christmas the pressure to find something wonderful for family and friends is on! I have already made my wishes perfectly clear to Santa (one Sith dressing gown, thankyouverymuch), but just in case you’re trying to puzzle out the prefect present for someone who hasn’t been quite so precise, here […]

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Joe Abercrombie reports on a night at the David Gemmell 2010 Legend Award

I failed to win the David Gemmell Legend Award the other night, which went to Graham McNeill for Empire. Curses. But on the upside, Best Served Cold did win for cover art, so congratulations to the artists Didier Graffet and Dave Senior and the designer Laura Brett. Talented people, and much deserved. The one criticism […]

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