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Gene Wolfe - Author

About the Author

Gene Wolfe was born in New York and raised in Texas. He trained as a mechanical engineer, but began to publish short stories in the 1960s. He won a World Fantasy Award for THE SHADOW OF THE TORTURER and a Nebula for THE CLAW OF THE CONCILIATOR. He is a World Fantasy Life Achievement winner.

 

Maxim Jakubowski's view on THE BOOK OF THE NEW SUN...

An award-winning science fantasy epic now available in two volumes set a million years in the future, which opens with THE SHADOW OF THE CLAW, about the quest of Severian the Torturer across an Earth transformed in mysterious and wondrous ways. Carries the imagination beyond the boundaries of reality with fluency, elegance and ever constant surprises.

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Devil In A Forest

Devil In A Forest

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/02/1996

He lives deep in the forest in the time of King Wenceslas, in a village older than record. The young man's hero-worship of the charming highwayman, Wat, is tempered by growing suspicion of Wat's cold savagery, and his fear of the sorcerous powers of Mother Cloot is tempered by her kindness. He must decide which of these powers to stand by in the coming battle between Good and Evil that not even his isolated village will be able to avoid. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Calde of the Long Sun

Calde of the Long Sun

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/1995

Calde of the Long Sun is a book by Gene Wolfe.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Nightside The Long Sun

Nightside The Long Sun

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/12/1993

Enormous in breadth and scope, Wolfe's ambitious new work opens out into a world of wonders, of gods and humans, aliens and machines, and mysterious adventures far out in space and deep inside the human spirit. It is set on a ship-world whose origins are shrouded in legend, ruled by strange gods who appear infrequently to their worshippers on large screens, and peopled by a human race changed by eons of time, yet familiar. Nightside the Long Sun is the beginning of a masterpiece of science fiction. Life on the Whorl, and the struggles and triumphs of Patera Silk to satisfy the demands of the gods, will captivate readers yearning for something new and different in science fiction, for the magic of the future. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Pandora By Holly Hollander

Pandora By Holly Hollander

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/1993

The box is heavy, locked, and very old. The only clue to its contents is the name written in gold upon its lid: PANDORA.Holly Hollander, a bright teenage girl in Illinois, is understandably curious about what's inside, but when the box is opened, death is unleashed......leaving Holly at the center of an intricate mystery that only she can solve.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Castleview

Castleview

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/01/1991

In the town of Castleview, Illinois, Tom Howard is murdered at the factory he manages-on the same day that Will E. Shields and his family, newly come to Castleview, arrive with a realtor in tow to see Howard's house. From an attic window, Shields glimpses the phantom castle that has given the town its name. They are discussing the house with Sally Howard when the police arrive bearing the dreadful news. Then, driving back to the motel, Shields nearly hits a gigantic horseman in the rain...beginning a series of collisions with the mythological that only Gene Wolfe could tell. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Soldier of Arete

Soldier of Arete

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/1989

The second volume of Gene Wolfe's powerful story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who, while fighting in Greece, received a head injury that deprived him of his short-term memory. In return it gave him the ability to converse with supernatural creatures, gods and goddesses who invisibly inhabit the ancient landscape.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Weird Tales 290 (Spring 1988)

Weird Tales 290 (Spring 1988)

Author: Gene Wolfe, Ramsey Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1988

Soldier of the Mist

Soldier of the Mist

Author: Gene Wolfe Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/1986

The first volume of Gene Wolfe's powerful story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who received a head injury that deprived him of his short-term memory. In return it gave him the ability to converse with supernatural creatures, gods and goddesses who invisibly inhabit the ancient landscape.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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