Authors > Gene Wolfe

Hailed as one of the literary giants of SF and Fantasy, Gene Wolfe has repeatedly won the field's highest honors, including the Nebula, the Hugo, and the World Fantasy awards.

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Peace

The melancholy memoir of Alden Dennis Weer, an embittered old man living out his last days in a small midwestern town, the novel reveals a miraculous dimension as the narrative unfolds. For Weer's imagination has the power to obliterate time and reshape reality, transcending even death itself. Powerfully moving and uncompromisingly honest, Peace ranks alongside the finest literary works of our time.

Year: 1975     Genre: Speculative

Shadow & Claw

The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's most remarkable work, hailed as a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis by Publishers Weekly. Shadow & Claw brings together the first two books of the tetralogy in one volume:

Year: 1980     Genre: Science Fiction

Sword & Citadel

Sword & Citadel brings together the final two books of the tetralogy in one volume:The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim called Severian, driven by a powerful and unfathomable destiny, as he carries out a dark mission far from his home.The Citadel of the Autarch brings The Book of the New Sun to its harrowing conclusion, as Severian clashes in a final reckoning with the dread Autarch, fulfilling an ancient prophecy that will forever alter the realm known as Urth.

Year: 1982     Genre: Science Fiction

Latro in the Mist

This omnibus of two acclaimed novels is the story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who while fighting in Greece received a head injury that deprived him of his short-term memory but gave him in return the ability to see and converse with the supernatural creatures and the gods and goddesses, who invisibly inhabit the ancient landscape.

Year: 2003     Genre: Historical Fantasy

Soldier of Sidon

Latro now finds himself in Egypt, a land of singing girls, of spiteful and conniving deities. Without his memory, he is unsure of everything, except for his desire to be free of the curse that causes him to forget.

Year: 2006     Genre: Fantasy

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1970Operation AresScience Fiction, Alien Invasion
1972The Fifth Head of Cerberus
Three Novellas
Science Fiction
1975PeaceSpeculative
1976The Devil in a ForestHistorical Fantasy
1980Shadow & Claw
The First Half of the Book of the New Sun
Science Fiction, The Book of the New Sun
1980The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other StoriesFantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Short Stories
1980The Shadow of the TorturerScience Fiction, The Book of the New Sun
1982Sword & Citadel
The Second Half of the Book of the New Sun
Science Fiction, The Book of the New Sun
1984Free Live FreeScience Fiction
1986Soldier of the MistHistorical Fantasy, Latro
1987The Urth of the New SunScience Fiction, The Book of the New Sun
1988There are DoorsSpeculative
1989Soldier of AreteHistorical Fantasy, Latro
1990CastleviewFantasy
1990Pandora, By Holly HollanderFantasy
1993Nightside The Long SunScience Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Calde of the Long SunFantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Lake of the Long SunScience Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Litany of the Long Sun
The First Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1996Epiphany of the Long Sun
The Second Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1996Exodus from the Long Sun
The Final Volume of the Book of the Long Sun
Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1999On Blue's WatersFantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Short Sun
2000In Green's JunglesFantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Short Sun
2001Return to the WhorlFantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Short Sun
2003Latro in the Mist
Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of Arete
Historical Fantasy, Latro
2004The KnightEpic Fantasy
2004The WizardEpic Fantasy
2004The Wizard Knight
comprising the Knight and the Wizard
Fantasy
2005Innocents AboardFantasy, Horror, Short Stories
2006Soldier of SidonFantasy, Latro
2006Starwater StrainsScience Fiction, Short Stories
2007Pirate FreedomHistorical Fantasy, Sea Stories
2008An Evil GuestSupernatural
2009The Best of Gene Wolfe
A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction
Speculative, Short Stories
2010Home FiresAction & Adventure SF
2010The Sorcerer's HouseFantasy, Supernatural
2013The Land AcrossFantasy
2015A Borrowed ManSpeculative, Genetic Engineering
2020Interlibrary LoanSpeculative

 

 


 

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