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A Lycanthrope in Wolfe's Clothing: Gene Wolfe's 'Pandora By Holly Hollander

Gene Wolfe’s second novel of 1990 was probably the least characteristic book he has ever written, if that can be said of a writer with the chameleon-like quality of changing style and subject so frequently. 1,253 more words


Latro in the Mist by Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe is best known as an author of science fiction and fantasy, and there is an element of the fantastical to this set of novels set in ancient Greece.  256 more words


A Lycanthrope in Wolfe's Clothing: Gene Wolfe's 'Castleview'

I remember buying Castleview a long time ago, in the much-missed Compendium Books in Birmingham, mine and many others’ nomination for the best second hand SF bookshop in Britain. 1,124 more words


Book Review: The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe

This is the first book in “the Book of the New Sun” series, and honestly one of the best books I have ever read. I said this about… 349 more words


The Sorcerer's House by Gene Wolfe - A Book Review

This particular book has been on my “to read” list for quite a while after I saw that Neil Gaiman recommended it.

The plot revolves around a man named Bax — a scholar many times over, a cheat, a sometimes fraud, and a recently released convict.  310 more words


Book Haul/Spotlight: Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun' by Gene Wolfe

I have been adding many new books to my collection recently. My interest in reading has shifted to older books and authors. So I thought instead of just a simple book haul post I would do more of a spotlight/introduction post as well. 790 more words


Top 5 most influential artists

In lieu of the usual top ten list, I thought I’d do something a little more interesting: the top five most influential artists, the ones who have helped shape how I approach and think about creative endeavours. 1,304 more words

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