Experiments At 3 Billion A.M. – Revised Edition

Posted: August 30, 2015 by eibonvale in Uncategorized

ExperimentsThe cover of the revised version of Experiments at 3 Billion A.M. by Alexander Zelenyj – which is just being sent to the printers at the moment. As one of Eibonvale’s earliest books (as well as one of my personal favorites), there were several things about the design that were starting to annoy me, so I am very happy to have revisited it. It has a drastically reworked cover and the text was first substantially edited by the author before being re-typeset from scratch, creating a much better book. It will also have a matte dust jacket this time and be set on cream paper.

If you preordered the book during a previous special offer, you will get it soon now. And also, if you want to get a copy, you should get it through the Eibonvale website since the earlier version may still be in stock in the ‘system’.

DSCN1457Great to see a new review of Songs for the Lost by Alexander Zelenyj – thanks to Nick Cato for this one!

“Most of Zelenyj’s tales straddle genres, but regardless if he’s touching horror, scifi, fantasy, or blending them all, he keeps readers guessing and going back to make sure they’re following the right path. And the paths in SONGS FOR THE LOST are not only dark, but full of surprises, especially in ‘Love Me, Too, Black Flower’ and ‘Song of the Dream Cats.’ 34 tales and (remarkably) not a dull one in the lot.

Here’s another impressive collection from an author who not nearly enough people are reading, and the book itself is a real treat for book lovers thanks to David Rix’s artwork and the unusual page designs. Don’t miss this.”

Buy a copy of one of our most spectacular releases here with free shipping in the UK, US and Australia: http://www.eibonvalepress.co.uk/books/books_songs.htm

Hal Duncan’s novel Testament, which we will be releasing in a few months, just got an eager write-up over on the Tor blog:

http://www.tor.com/2015/05/11/bff-the-testament-of-hal-duncan

“It’s not the easiest book to encapsulate. Basically though, it’s my anarcho-socialist atheist-humanist remix of the Gospels (all five of them—Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Thomas). It’s metafiction meets the multiverse, you could say. I’ve taken the source material and edited it into a single narrative, with a bit of (re)translation that puts a whole other spin on it.”

These are exciting times.  This book will be not quite like anything we have done before – and also one of the bigger design challenges to come along in a while, I can tell you that now!

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Now available to order: Sensorama edited by Allen Ashley

Rising Shadow has just published an interview with Allen Ashley, talking about the new Sensorama anthology and the upcoming Planet Suite reissue.  Click here to read:

http://www.risingshadow.net/articles/476-an-interview-with-allen-ashley-about-sensorama-and-the-planet-suite

Final Cover copyA new review of Miss Homicide Plays the Flute by Brendan Connell​ has been published on the BFS website.

“Miss Homicide Plays the Flute is a rare creature, a mixture between storytelling and the creation of a work of art. Connell manages to pull it off, and do so very well. Not for the casual reader, the story flits between narrative, action and the exploration of ideas, this is a book to make you think and to draw you into a world where everything is most definitely a little off kilter.”

http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/reviews/miss-homicide-plays-the-flute-by-brendan-connell-book-review/

Many Thanks to Phil Sloman​ for that one!
And don’t forget, the hardcover is our first ever luxury limited edition, printed by Anthony Rowe.

A Few Updates

Posted: April 20, 2015 by eibonvale in News, Songs for the Lost, Zelenyj
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Not final!

Just time for some Eibonvale Press updates here.  I am currently working on a re-release of Experiments at 3 Billion A.M. by Alexander Zelenyj​ – one of the earliest Eibonvale Books.  I guess I have learned a lot since those days so here is a chance to put together a volume that is worthy to sit alongside Songs for the Lost, easily one of the best projects I have been involved in with the press and, if I may voice a personal opinion, one of the two most beautiful Eibonvale books!  The book will have a newly designed cover and a more streamlined design has reduced the pagecount considerably, leading to a comfortable price reduction.  In addition, the author has revisited the entire text, editing and changing it.  However, the one thing that will remain the same is the 40 artworks included in there … yes, even THAT weird artwork of Grandmother Mars!

In addition, look out soon for the new edition of Allen Ashley’s first novel The Planet Suite, complete with lots of extras and new materials.  That will be the second project to arrive.

Sensorama Launch Event Details

Posted: February 18, 2015 by eibonvale in Allen Ashley, Sensorama
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DSCN2148smThe launch event for the anthology Sensorama edited by Allen Ashley has been confirmed as follows:

The launch will take place at the BFS Open Night on 6 March 2015, starting at 6PM.

The venue is: The Blacksmith & the Toffeemaker pub, St. John’s Street, London, UK.

Nearest tube station: Angel (Northern Line).

Nearest bus route: 153

We shall be offering some nice deals at the event, including discounts and a raffle of the bizarre sketch used in the centre part of the cover artwork.  So come along to the event, meet some of the authors, have a drink and toast this new anthology into the world.

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Sensorama_fullI am excited to announce the release of Eibonvale’s next title – Sensorama, a new anthology of slipstream stories on the theme of the senses, edited by Allen Ashley.  The book can be ordered now and will be available for dispatch from the beginning of March, when a launch event will be held in London – more details of which will follow. There’s no fancy stuff this time – just buy the book!  Or come to the launch event and raise a glass to all the senses.

cover_defeated_fullA great new review of Quentin S Crisp’s collection Defeated Dogs.

http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/reviews/defeated-dogs-by-quentin-s-crisp-book-review/

“Quentin S. Crisp delights, informs, disturbs and confuses in equal measure. Really, what more could a discerning reader ask for?”

Thanks to Craig Lockley for this one!

Another Enthusiastic Songs for the Lost Review

Posted: January 10, 2015 by eibonvale in Uncategorized

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Another tremendously enthusiastic review of Alexander Zelenyj’s Songs for the Lost is online. The reaction this book seems to be getting is really quite exciting. I would remind people that if anyone would like a review copy, it’s definitely not too late. Just email me about it with the details.

“Songs for the Lost is that perfect, excellent blend of literary and dark that I am always looking for and in my opinion, it is an absolute must-read for anyone who loves dark fiction. Highly recommended but not just for anyone. Prepare to be gut punched, and do not read this book while you’re depressed. Once again, it’s a small press that proves that literary and dark can indeed go hand in hand — cheers.”

http://www.oddlyweirdfiction.com/2015/01/about-as-dark-as-it-gets-folkssongs-for.html