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Book Review: Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe

I’ll be sure to post more about Gene Wolfe in the future, as he is rapidly becoming one of my favorite writers. Today’s book is one of his more famous standalone titles. 540 more words


Six Amazingly Bizarre Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels You've Never Heard Of

You’re proud of reading strange fiction.

When someone says, “I read this really weird book…” you immediately tune them out, because they’re peasants compared to what you’ve read. 2,556 more words

Cybele, with Bluebonnets; or, Adventures in Reviewer Parallax

I was in Texas a couple of months ago, so I took along this novel for its Texas setting.

I had been looking at it for years in… 1,056 more words

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Sword and Citadel, by Gene Wolfe

I’ve been thinking now for more than a week about what I want to say about Sword and Citadel, the second half of The Book of the New Sun… 849 more words

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Such, in pursuit of a god

Bill Pulley was in college in 1964. He went to Vietnam and came back to a career in the government’s cultural exchange department. The Voice of America. 667 more words

The Writing Life

NIGHTSIDE THE LONG SUN - Gene Wolfe (1993)

It was earliest morning, when even small trees cast long shadows and scarlet foxes trot denward through the dew like flecks of fire.

That’s a line from… 1,242 more words


Severian the Torturer - Book of the New Sun fan art

Severian, an apprentice turned journeyman of the Order of the Seekers for Truth and Penitence, commonly known as the torturer’s guild of the Citadel begins his coming-of-age journey equipped with two items entrusted to him by his Master. 83 more words