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    Nightside The Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

Enormous in breadth and scope, Wolfe's ambitious new work opens out into a world of wonders, of gods and humans, aliens and machines, and mysterious adventures far out in space and deep inside the human spirit. It is set on a ship-world whose origins are shrouded in legend, ruled by strange gods who appear infrequently to their worshippers on large screens, and peopled by a human race changed by eons of time, yet familiar.

Year: 1993
Genre: Science Fiction

    Calde of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

Journeying aboard the generational starship the Whorl, the young priest Patera Silk becomes a prophet and revolutionary as he questions his faith while confronting a crime lord in a saga where "[Wolfe] continues to prove himself one of the genre's most literate writers and luminescent thinkers" (Library Journal).

Year: 1994
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    Lake of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

It is the far future, and the giant spaceship, The Whorl, has travelled for forgotten generation towards its destination. Lit inside by the artificial Long Sun, The Whorl is so huge that you can see whole cities in the sky. And now the gods of The Whorl begin to intervene in human affairs. A god speaks to Patera Silk, a clergyman at work in the schoolyard of his church. Silk must go on a quest to save his church and his people.

Year: 1994
Genre: Science Fiction

    Litany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

Litany of the Long Sun contains the full texts of Nightside the Long Sun and Lake of the Long Sun, that together make up the first half of The Book of the Long Sun. This great work is set on a huge generation starship in the same future as the classic Book of the New Sun.

Year: 1994
Genre: Science Fiction

    Epiphany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

Epiphany of the Long Sun contains the full texts of Calde of the Long Sun and Exodus from the Long Sun, that together make up the second half of The Book of the Long Sun. This great work is set on a huge generation starship in the same future as the classic Book of the New Sun.

Year: 1996
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    Exodus from the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

It is the far future, and the giant spaceship, The Whorl, has traveled for forgotten generations toward its destination. Lit inside by the artificial Long Sun, The Whorl is so huge that whole cities can be seen in the sky. And the gods of The Whorl have begun to intervene in human affairs. An entirely unexpected future awaits as Patera Silk and the other inhabitants are confronted with the world of an alien race.

Year: 1996
Genre: Science Fiction

 

 

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1993Nightside The Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Calde of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Lake of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Litany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The First Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
1996Epiphany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The Second Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
1996Exodus from the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The Final Volume of the Book of the Long Sun

 

 

 


 

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