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Gene Wolfe

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.

Gene Wolfe

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Pirate Freedom
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Pirate Freedom

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Fantasy

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 Captain Cristofo, and before he was...

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A Borrowed Man
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A Borrowed Man

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

A Borrowed Man: a new science fiction novel from Gene Wolfe, the celebrated author of the Book of the New Sun series.

It is perhaps a hundred years in the future, our civilization is...

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Last Plane to Heaven
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Last Plane to Heaven

Jay Lake; Foreword by Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura.

Long before...

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Lake of the Long Sun
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Lake of the Long Sun

Book of the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Science Fiction

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...

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The Land Across
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The Land Across

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 border he is in trouble, much more...

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Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2012 Edition
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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/Forge
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, Kathryn Cramer, Brit Mandelo, Pat...

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Peace
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Peace

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Orb Books

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

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The Sorcerer's House
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The Sorcerer's House

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

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

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Home Fires
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Home Fires

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Gene Wolfe takes us to a future North America at once familiar and utterly strange. A young man and woman, Skip and Chelle, fall in love in college and marry, but she is enlisted in the military,...

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The Best of Gene Wolfe
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The Best of Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 Borges than...

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An Evil Guest
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An Evil Guest

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Gene Wolfe presents Lovecraftian noir fiction!

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Soldier of Sidon
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Soldier of Sidon

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 on himself, but his story's hold on readers...

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Starwater Strains
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Starwater Strains

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 stories here amply demonstrate...

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The Wizard
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The Wizard

The Wizard Knight

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

A novel in two volumes, The Wizard Knight is in the rare company of those works which move past the surface of fantasy and drink from the wellspring of myth. Magic swords, dragons, giants,...

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Innocents Aboard
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Innocents Aboard

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 fiction oeuvre. Innocents Aboard...

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The Knight
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The Knight

The Wizard Knight

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

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 man of heroic proportions, he takes...

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Endangered Species
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Endangered Species

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 to universal acclaim. This is a hefty...

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Latro in the Mist
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Latro in the Mist

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 novels is the story of...

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Return to the Whorl
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Return to the Whorl

Book of the Short Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 . . . It is...

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There Are Doors
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There Are Doors

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Orb Books

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 doorways-interdimensional gateways-to the other...

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In Green's Jungles
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In Green's Jungles

Book of the Short Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 Horn,...

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Strange Travelers
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Strange Travelers

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 collection, so Strange Travelers contains...

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Epiphany of the Long Sun
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Epiphany of the Long Sun

Book of the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 Book of the Long Sun.

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On Blue's Waters
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On Blue's Waters

Book of the Short Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 years after Wolfe's four-volume...

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Litany of the Long Sun
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Litany of the Long Sun

Book of the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 Sun. This great...

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Free Live Free
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Free Live Free

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 overweight prostitute Candy Garth are brought...

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The Urth of the New Sun
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The Urth of the New Sun

New Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 books and won a variety...

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Exodus From The Long Sun
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Exodus From The Long Sun

Book of the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

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...

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The Devil In A Forest
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The Devil In A Forest

Gene Wolfe
Tor/Forge
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 tempered by growing suspicion of Wat's...

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