This is a review of “The Sorcerer’s House” by Gene Wolfe.
Fresh out of prison and with several PhD.’s under his belt, Baxter Dunn isn’t certain what to do at all when he suddenly inherits a magical house. 386 more words
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How Do They Say
There is no magic. There is only knowledge, more or less hidden.
Wolfe, Gene. Shadow & Claw. New York: ORB, 1994.
1 week, 2 days
But I believe there is no difference between those who are called courageous and those who are branded craven than that the second are fearful before the danger and the first after it. 42 more words
The Posh, the Privileged and the Paranormal
Generally, I research books quite heavily before I pick them up. There has to have been a good review, a personal nomination or a blurb/cover/extract that’s really blown me away. 1,173 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
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
From the back of the book: A young man is transported from our world to a magical realm that contains seven levels of reality. 770 more words
What you thought you read,
I have not written. You
are writing in the blanks.
(Based on Gene Wolfe’s comments about his short stories in the anthology “Again, Dangerous Visions.”)
1 month, 1 week