Tag Archives: fantasy

Earthsea: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Fantasy Masterpiece

At the end of last week, we talked about Ursula K. Le Guin’s incredibly impressive body of SF work, through the prism of the titles in our SF Masterworks series. As promised, this week, we celebrate her Fantasy: specifically, the … Continue reading

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Now in eBook: The Complete Chronicles of Conan

It has been a perennial bestseller in hardback, in Gollancz’s ‘big black book’ format, and now we are delighted to announce that The Complete Chronicles of Conan is now available in eBook format – a digital edition with gigantic melancholies … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Swords, Swords and More Swords!

Here’s a spot quiz for you. We’ve listed a number of extremely complimentary descriptions of a certain trilogy from some very well respected figures in the field. All you have to do is guess what books they’re talking about. Ready? … Continue reading

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Now Complete: Earthsea

We are delighted to announce that the second three books in multi-award-winning Grand Master, Ursula K. Le Guin‘s acclaimed Earthsea Cycle are now available! We published the first three books in April – to coincide with the first episode of … Continue reading

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On This Day: JRR Tolkien Passed Away

They say ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. On that basis, long-time readers of the Gateway blog might recognise this piece, which was originally posted to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Tolkien’s death. But as the sentiments are unchanged, … Continue reading

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RUN TO THE STARS

I’ve been going on a bit of a Michael Scott Rohan reading jag in the last year or so, for no real good reason than I remembered liking his work a lot. I reread the Spiral series (available as Gateway … Continue reading

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Remembering J.R.R. Tolkien 40 Years On

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien died forty years ago today, at the age of eighty-one.  Philologist, scholar of Anglo-Saxon, Merton Professor of English at Oxford University and almost certainly the single most important fantasy writer of all time. It has become … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy!

Not content with providing just short of 4 million words of SFnal scholarship, the team behind The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction has decided to make available the 1.2 million words of The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. The editors are at pains … Continue reading

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