Victor Gollancz Ltd was a major British book publishing house of the twentieth century. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of Literature or Information &ndash the activity of making information available for public view It was founded in 1927 by Victor Gollancz (1893–1967) and specialised in the publication of high quality literature, nonfiction and popular fiction, including science fiction. Sir Victor Gollancz ( April 9 1893 &ndash February 8 1967) was a British publisher socialist, and humanitarian
Gollancz was left-inclined in politics and a supporter of socialist movements. This is reflected in some of the books he published. Victor Gollancz commissioned George Orwell to write about the urban working class in the North of England, the result was The Road to Wigan Pier. Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950 who used the Pseudonym George Orwell, was an English writer The Road to Wigan Pier was written by George Orwell and published in 1937. His break with Orwell came when he declined to publish Orwell's account of the Spanish Civil War Homage to Catalonia; the pair having drifted apart on political grounds. Homage to Catalonia is political journalist and Novelist George Orwell 's personal account of his experiences and observations in the He did publish The Red Army Moves by Geoffrey Cox on the Winter War which was critical of the Soviet attack on Finland, but also foresaw that the Red Army would defeat the Germans. Sir Geoffrey Sandford Cox CNZM, CBE ( 7 April 1910 &ndash 2 April 2008) was a New Zealand born British The Winter War (Talvisota Советско-финляндская война - official Зимняя война - unofficial Vinterkriget began when the
Gollancz was the original publisher of a number of famous authors and their books including:
Many of Gollancz's books were published in one of their familiar house dust jackets, of which the most famous was bright yellow, with the title and author rendered in a vibrant, bold typography.
Upon Gollancz's death in 1967, his daughter, Livia, became controlling director. She sold it to Houghton Mifflin in 1989. Houghton Mifflin Company is a leading educational Publisher in the United States. Three years later, in October 1992, Houghton Mifflin sold Gollancz to Cassell. Orion Publishing Group Ltd is a UK -based Book Publisher. It is owned by Hachette Livre. In 1998, the Orion Publishing Group purchased Gollancz from Cassell and turned it into its science fiction and fantasy imprint, Gollancz Science Fiction VGSF. Orion Publishing Group Ltd is a UK -based Book Publisher. It is owned by Hachette Livre. Fantasy is a Genre that uses magic and other Supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting
In 2005 Gollancz set up a manga publishing arm, Gollancz Manga, which publishes UK editions of various Viz Media properties. ˈmɑŋgə is the Japanese word for Comics (sometimes called komikku コミック and print Cartoons In their modern form manga date from shortly Viz Media LLC, headquartered in San Francisco California, is an Anime, Manga and Japanese Entertainment company founded in 1986
The following titles have been published: