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Review: Prince Of Thorns

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

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


Book Review: The Knight

The Knight
By Gene Wolfe

My Edition:
Paperback, 430 pages
2004, Tor
ISBN: 0765313480

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


Daily Poem 10: On Gene Wolfe

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.”)


Top Ten Tuesday

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is “Top Ten Books That Were Hard For Me To Read”. Which… it should be an easy one for me, because I get embarrassment squick really easily, and there are various topics that don’t do my brain any good. 538 more words


The Sorcerer's House, by Gene Wolfe

I should probably re-read this book. ┬áIn fact, from what I understand I should probably read and then re-read a good deal of Gene Wolfe… 890 more words


Review - The Sorcerer's House

The Sorcerer’s House,Gene Wolfe

I picked this up to read a couple of chapters, and ended up staying up to finish it. It’s deceptively simple to read, to just race through: epistolary novel, check; unreliable narrator, check; creepy twins and doors to Faerie, check. 335 more words