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The Shadow of the Torturer (1980) by Gene Wolfe

“It’s a pity you are a torturer,” Ultan said. “You might have been a philosopher” (p. 47).

I think Gene Wolfe is talking about himself. Again. 823 more words

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On Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe resides comfortable on my top-ten top-five top-two list of favorite writers, out-ranked only by Chesterton. (You thought I would say Tokien, didn’t you?) For the uninitiated, Gene Wolfe is most famous for his tetrology… 1,332 more words

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