Read the second chapter of The Testament of Loki

Just six days until Loki, the trickster god, returns for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peek at the second chapter of The Testament of Loki. If you missed our first chapter extract catch up here. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, and the old gods have been defeated. Some are dead, while others have been consigned to eternal torment in the netherworld – among them, the legendary trickster, Loki. A god who betrayed every side and…

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Read the first chapter of The Testament of Loki

It’s one week until Loki, the trickster god, returns for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peek at the first chapter of The Testament of Loki. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, and the old gods have been defeated. Some are dead, while others have been consigned to eternal torment in the netherworld – among them, the legendary trickster, Loki. A god who betrayed every side and still lost everything, who has lain forgotten as time passed…

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THE GOSPEL OF LOKI (a reader’s guide): A Guest Post by Joanne M. Harris

We are thrilled to welcome Joanne M. Harris to the Gollancz Blog. To celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki we asked Joanne for a reader’s guide to the world of Loki, the Norse gods and how Loki found himself playing such a pivotal role in Ragnarók.  Who is Loki? Loki is by far the most interesting and dynamic figure in the Norse pantheon. He’s also the most misunderstood. This is partly because the original Norse myths (passed down and enriched over centuries by a long and ancient oral tradition) have been almost entirely lost, existing now only as fragmentary…

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Listen to The Gospel of Loki

This week to celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki, we wanted the share an excerpt from the brilliant audio book. The Gospel of Loki is the epic story of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. In this specially selected extract, Allan Corduner narrates the first meeting between the titular trickster, and the father of the Gods…   The Gospel of Loki is out now in audio download and eBook and will be available tomorrow in paperback. 

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this bank holiday weekend (against the setting of our very shiny new offices).. verlords by Mark Stay Sophie – The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris Gillian – Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock Simon – Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison Marcus – Luna by Ian McDonald Charlie – Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids by Meghan Daum What are you reading this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

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