Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe is one of the most admired and respected living writers of SF and fantasy. He is the author of The Fifth Head of Cerberus, the bestselling The Book of the New Sun tetralogy, as well as among many others including Soldier of the Mist, The Sorcerer’s House, Home Fires, The Knight, The Wizard, Peace, and The Book of the Long Sun. He is also a prolific writer of distinguished short fiction,  which is collected in many volumes over the last four decades, most recently in The Best of Gene Wolfe. He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, the Edward E. Smith Memorial Award, and multiple Nebula and Locus awards, among other honors. In 2007, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. In 2012, he was awarded the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award. He lives in Barrington, Illinois.


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The Land Across

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

An American writer of travel guides in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country. The moment Grafton crosses the...


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Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2012 Edition
A Tor.Com Original
Edited by Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Liz Gorinsky, and David G. Hartwell, with stories by Elizabeth Bear, Adam Troy Castro, Paul Cornell, Kathryn Cramer, Brit Mandelo, Pat Murphy, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Rachel Swirsky, and Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

A collection of some of the best original short fiction published on Tor.com in 2012. Includes stories by Elizabeth Bear, Adam Troy Castro, Paul Cornell,...


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Peace

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Mesmerizing sci-fi from the author Neil Gaiman calls “possibly the finest living American writer”


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Home Fires

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

A new SF novel from the celebrated author of the Book of the New Sun


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The Sorcerer's House

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

A man inherits a huge, magical house in Gene Wolfe’s new contemporary fantasy novel


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Pirate Freedom

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

It starts with a confession from a priest. His past has reached further back than what many would consider possible. Before he was a priest, he was the pirate...


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The Best of Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

“One of the literary giants of science fiction.”--The Denver Post “Wolfe is a sophisticated stylist, and has more in common with writers such as Jorge Luis...


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An Evil Guest

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

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...


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Soldier of Sidon

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

Latro forgets everything when he sleeps. Writing down his experiences every day and reading his journal anew each morning gives him a poignantly tenuous hold...


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The Wizard
The Wizard Knight
Gene Wolfe
Tor Fantasy

Sir Able returns to Mythgathr on his steed Cloud, a great mare the color of her name. Able is filled with new knowledge of the ways of the seven-fold world and...


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Starwater Strains

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Gene Wolfe follows his acclaimed all-fantasy short story collection, Innocents Aboard, with a volume devoted primarily to his science fiction. The twenty-five...


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The Knight
The Wizard Knight
Gene Wolfe
Tor Fantasy

A young man in his teens is transported from our world to a magical realm that contains seven levels of reality. Very quickly transformed by magic into a grown...


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Innocents Aboard

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Gene Wolfe may be the single best writer in fantasy and SF today. His quotes and reviews certainly support that contention, and so does his impressive short...


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Endangered Species

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Wolfe, whose tetralogy The Book of the New Sun was the most acclaimed science fiction work of the 1980s, offered his second collection of short fiction in 1990...


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Latro in the Mist

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

A distinguished compilation of two classic fantasy novels, Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of Areté, in one volume This omnibus of two acclaimed...


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Return to the Whorl
Book of the Short Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

Gene Wolfe's Return to the Whorl is the third volume, after On Blue's Waters and In Green's Jungles, of his ambitious SF trilogy The Book of the Short Sun . ....


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There Are Doors

Gene Wolfe
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There Are Doors is the story of a man who falls in love with a goddess from an alternate universe. She flees him, but he pursues her through...


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In Green's Jungles
Book of the Short Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

Gene Wolfe's In Green's Jungles is the second volume, after On Blue's Waters, of his ambitious SF trilogy, The Book of the Short Sun. It is again narrated by...


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Strange Travelers

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Gene Wolfe is producing the most significant body of short fiction of any living writer in the SF genre. It has been ten years since the last major Wolfe...


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Epiphany of the Long Sun
Book of the Long Sun
Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

The two novels combined in this omnibus (Caldé of the Long Sun and Exodus from the Long Sun) comprise the second half of Gene Wolfe's long novel, The...


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On Blue's Waters
Book of the Short Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

On Blue's Waters is the start of a major new work by Gene Wolfe, the first of three volumes that comprise The Book of the Short Sun, which takes place in the...


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Litany of the Long Sun
Book of the Long Sun
Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

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...


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Free Live Free

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

"Free Live Free," said the newspaper ad, and the out-of-work detective Jim Stubb, the occultist Madame Serpentina, the salesman Ozzie Barnes, and the...


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The Urth of the New Sun
New Sun
Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

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...


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Exodus From The Long Sun
Book of the Long Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Books


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The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

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...


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The Devil In A Forest

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

He lives deep in the forest in the time of King Wenceslas, in a village older than record. The young man’s hero-worship of the charming highwayman, Wat, is...


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Storeys from the Old Hotel

Gene Wolfe
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Hailed as "one of the literary giants of science fiction" by The Denver Post, Gene Wolfe is universally acknowledged as one of the most brilliant writers the...


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Calde of the Long Sun
Book of the Long Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Science Fiction

Calde of the Long Sun is a book by Gene Wolfe.


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Castle of Days

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

The Washington Post has called Gene Wolfe "the finest writer the science fiction world has yet produced." This volume joins together two of his rarest and most...


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Shadow & Claw
New Sun
Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

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...


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Sword & Citadel
New Sun
Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

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...


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The Fifth Head of Cerberus

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

Back in print for the first time in more than a decade, Gene Wolfe's The Fifth Head of Cerberus is a universally acknowledged masterpiece of science fiction by...


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Nightside The Long Sun
Book of the Long Sun
Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

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...


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Pandora By Holly Hollander

Gene Wolfe
Orb Books

The box is heavy, locked, and very old. The only clue to its contents is the name written in gold upon its lid: PANDORA. Holly Hollander, a bright teenage...


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Castleview

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

In the town of Castleview, Illinois, Tom Howard is murdered at the factory he manages—on the same day that Will E. Shields and his family, newly come to...


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Soldier of Arete

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

The second volume of Gene Wolfe’s powerful story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who, while fighting in Greece, received a head injury that deprived him of his...


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Soldier of the Mist

Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

The first volume of Gene Wolfe’s powerful story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who received a head injury that deprived him of his short-term memory. In return it...


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