The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Simon Spanton tells us why we should all go and buy The Republic of Thieves paperback, and why B format is his personal favourite… Hearty congratulations to Scott Lynch on the mass market paperback publication of his awesome Gentleman Bastard novel The Republic of Thieves. Here’s your chance to catch up on the adventures of fantasy’s two favourite con men – the artful Locke Lamora and the somewhat more direct Jean Tannen – for a new lower price and more portable format. Say what you like about eBooks and hardbacks but I like the B Format paperback: it gets curly…


Please take a moment to vote!

Gollancz is delighted to share some news about award nominations! 70,000 people voted to put together a fantastic shortlist for the David Gemmell Legend awards this year and now it’s up to all of YOU to choose the best of the lot in time for the glittering awards ceremony on Friday the 13th June. We are really thrilled to have one of our titles featured in every category this year – and our nominated books and authors are: Bestselling novel The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch is nominated as best novel. You can vote for any title on the…


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 a sign of how many people wanted to come that there was already a queue of forty or so, but we weren’t prepared for what would greet us when we came out of the back office twenty minutes later. The queue snaked all around the…


A Special Message from Simon Spanton on the Publication of The Republic of Thieves

So here we are. The Republic Of Thieves, Scott’s third novel, is published today. Finally Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen are back on the streets and up to all sorts of no good. It’s been a while… Scott’s second novel Red Seas Under Red Skies came out in 2007. His first, The Lies of Locke Lamora in 2006. The hiatus between two and three was long for reasons that are pretty public now, Scott has spoken with admirable honesty and openness about them and now’s not the time to go over it all again here. Better instead to say how…


The Republic of Thieves Book Trailer

Just one more day until The Republic of Thieves is out in bookshops (Thursday 10th October!). To celebrate we’re delighted to share with you the book trailer for The Republic of Thieves. As we mentioned yesterday, the trailer was created by the amazing filmmaker Milena Aijala. You can watch her trailer for The Lies of Locke Lamora here and you can find out more about her by visiting her Tumblr here.

So without further interruptions we present the epic trailer for The Republic of Thieves.

Let us know what you think in the comments!