#1: Read Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun, which is actually a tetralogy, over the past three days. Guess the books aren’t that long. For a fantasy-epic, they’re not very epic, either. 984 more words
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SYNOPSIS: Severian and Roche arrive at the House Azure, and Severian chooses to bed a prostitute who both has the same name and likeness as Chatelaine Thecla. 908 more words
Allow me to indulge in three of my favorite things in life: alliteration, science fiction, and short stories.
Gene Wolfe’s “The Fifth Head of Cerberus” tells of the sullen lives of two boys trapped inside their father’s house with little to no human contact aside from their tutor, Mr. 353 more words
Giuseppe Verdi vs Richard Wagner. It’s one of those weird fault lines, like the Beatles vs the Rolling Stones, or Dragon Quest vs Final Fantasy where you can only really like one side, because these cultural artifacts somehow correspond to psycho-aesthetic archetypes that we all are subconsciously categorized by. 697 more words