An Evil Guest

An Evil Guest

by Gene Wolfe

Lovecraft meets Blade Runner in a stand-alone supernatural horror novel. Gene Wolfe can write in whatever genre he wants--and always with superb style and profound depth. Now following his World Fantasy Award winner, Soldier of Sidon, and his stunning Pirate Freedom, Wolfe turns to the tradition of H. P. Lovecraft and the weird science tale of supernatural horror.

Set a hundred years in the future, An Evil Guest is the story of an actress who becomes the lover of both a mysterious private detective and an even more mysterious and powerful rich man, a man who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there.

Her loyalties are divided--perhaps she loves them both. The detective helps her to release her inner beauty and become a star overnight. The rich man is the angel of a play she stars in. But something is very wrong. Money can be an evil guest, but there are other evils. As Lovecraft said, "That is not dead which can eternal lie."

First Published: 2008

Genres, Series & More

My Library


Want It???
Got It???
On Deck???
In Progress???
Read It???

 

Purchase New


Bookshop: Paperback Tor Books 9780765321343Format: Paperback

Available from:
     Bookshop.org
EbookFormat: Ebook

Available from:
     My Must Reads

 

 

Purchase Used & Rare*


Used & Rare

An Evil Guest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765321336      ISBN 10: 0765321335
Publisher: Tor Books  2008

Min: $1.87
Max: $158.13
Median: $6.84
# Books: 39
Used & Rare

An Evil Guest
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780765321343      ISBN 10: 0765321343
Publisher: Tor Books  2009

Min: $3.08
Max: $67.88
Median: $11.97
# Books: 23
Used & Rare

An Evil Guest
Format: Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9780765360977      ISBN 10: 0765360977
Publisher: Tor Fantasy  2012

Min: $1.49
Max: $66.04
Median: $6.00
# Books: 12

 


Also by Gene Wolfe


Peace
A Borrowed Man
Calde of the Long Sun
Epiphany of the Long Sun
Exodus from the Long Sun
Free Live Free
Home Fires
In Green
Innocents Aboard
Interlibrary Loan

Also from 2008


The Klarkash-Ton Cycle
The Boxer and the Spy
A Most Wanted Man
Anathem
Books: A Memoir
Chasing Darkness
Divine Justice
Duma Key
Ender in Exile
Extreme Measures

* The Vintage Library receives a small affiliate fee for all qualified sales from our product providers.
We appreciate your support!

 


 

Vintage Library at Bookshop.org

Bookshop.org is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores.