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For the last few days or so I have been reading Shadow and Claw by Gene Wolfe. It’s apparently an omnibus edition of the first two books in a series, which makes sense—I’m past the middle and into the… 331 more words


The Book of the New Sun

It took me three months, but I finally finished The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe. It was published as four novels, but it is clearly one giant novel. 1,074 more words


Gene Wolfe - intro to The Sandman, vol. 6 (1993)

The People—werewolves—are entirely legendary. All evidence to the contrary results from superstition, mass hysteria, or outright falsehood. Pay no attention to Neil Gaiman on this, we weren’t within miles of the place and he can’t prove a thing.

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Gene Wolfe - intro to The Sandman, vol. 6 (1993)

What is important and central here is that, time after time, the stories themselves are true. I don’t mean simply that Neil Gaiman’s history is good history and that his myth is good myth—although they are.

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Gene Wolfe - intro to The Sandman, vol. 6 (1993)

Do you read introductions? I do, and after having read a good many of them, I am sadly aware that most of us who write them do not know what they are supposed to accomplish, which is to enable you to start the stories without embarrassment.

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Shadow & Claw as Free eBook For March

Tor.com started a  book club a while back that gives out a free ebook at the beginning of every month. This month’s free ebook happens to be “ 82 more words

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Review: Torment - Tides of Numenera

You wake up plummeting towards the ground in a cocoon. It’s slowly shredded away from your body to reveal a vast crystalline dome below you and a collapsing moon above you, and you have no idea who you are or what is happening. 779 more words