A superb collection of science fiction and fantasy stories, The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories is a book that transcends all genre definitions. The stories within are mined with depth charges, explosions of meaning and illumination that will keep you thinking and feeling long after you have finished reading.
"Humane, outrageous, forever unexpected . . . Some of the best American short stories of the decade are in this book."—Ursula K. LeGuin
"This collection makes his work readily available and makes clear that his is one of the names most to be reckoned with . . . in the literate science fiction of today."—Foundation
"Wolfe is simply a superb writer."—The Washington Post Book World
"Gene Wolfe is among the best writers working in this century."—Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"One of the literary giants of science fiction."—The Denver Post
Gene Wolfe has been called "the finest writer the science fiction world has yet produced" by The Washington Post. A former engineer, he has written numerous books and won a variety of awards for his SF writing.