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Antoine Rouaud

The Path of Anger: Chapter Three

Our month of sharing our excitement for The Path of Anger continues this week with chapter three. If you missed the first and second chapters, you can still catch up to fully enjoy the third. Antoine Rouaud’s epic fantasy was published last week – if you’ve got your hands on a copy, let us know what you […]

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The Path of Anger: Chapter Two

For those of you who enjoyed chapter one of The Path of Anger by Antoine Rouaud last week, we are continuing on with the Gollancz generosity with chapter two here. Gillian and Simon discovered this at the Frankfurt book fair and we think it’s something very special. Check out last week’s post for the first chapter […]

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The Path of Anger: Chapter One

This doesn’t happen very often… I was sat at a table at the Frankfurt Bookfair, with our Deputy Publisher Gillian Redfearn, listening to a French publisher (the excellent Stephane Marsan from the excellent company Bragelonne) pitch us a book. It doesn’t happen very often because generally we’re the ones pitching our books at Frankfurt; we […]

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Cover Reveal: Path of Anger

Gollancz is thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for one of the most exciting debuts of 2013!

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We love this artwork from the exceptional Larry Rostant, and this cover was put together for us by the talented Nick May!

The Path of Anger is one of the most hotly anticipated fantasy debuts this year – not only for us, either! This book is going to be a real international event, with simultaneous publication planned with Bragelonne in France , Heyne in Germany, Planeta in Spain and Mynx in Holland. It’s going to be amazing. But don’t just take our word for it (or our gif!) here’s a little teaser for the book is actually about:

 An Empire has been overthrown. An Emperor has been murdered. A Republic has risen from the ashes . . . but the old grudges still remain. 

Now an assassin has begun to strike, systematically, from the shadows.

There will be blood.
There will be death.
This is the path of anger . . . 

We can’t wait to share this novel with you. We know that November is a long way off, but we’ll be sharing more extracts, teasers and competitions to win early copies as we countdown!

Let us know what you think of the cover in the comments.

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Christmas reads: part two

Christmas is almost upon us! And while it’s cold indoors, it’s a perfect opportunity for a bit of reading. For me, that means cracking on with some of my most anticipated reads of 2013… DEAD EVER AFTER by Charlaine Harris has to come first. It’s the conclusion to the utterly phenomenal Sookie Stackhouse series, and […]

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A superb new fantasy trilogy comes to Gollancz . . .

The Book and The Sword fantasy trilogy by debut author Antoine Rouaud was acquired in a pre-emptive deal by Gollancz at the Frankfurt Bookfair this year. Editorial Director Gillian Redfearn took World English Language rights off the table within hours of hearing the pitch, to the delight of Antoine’s publisher and agent Stephane Marsan of […]

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