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Gene Wolfe


(Gene Rodman Wolfe)
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Gene Wolfe was the author of two dozen novels and hundreds of shorter stories. He was best known for the three multi-part series The Book of the New Sun, The Book of the Long Sun, and The Book of the Short Sun, as well as for the acclaimed duology, The Wizard Knight. Over his forty-year career, he won the Nebula Award, the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award, the British Science Fiction Award, the Locus Reader’s Poll, the Rhysling (for poetry), and many others. In 1996, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Fantasy Convention, and in 2007 he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror
 
Novels
   Operation Ares (1970)
   Peace (1975)
   The Devil in a Forest (1976)
   Free Live Free (1984)
   There Are Doors (1988)
   Castleview (1990)
   Pandora by Holly Hollander (1990)
   Pirate Freedom (2007)
   An Evil Guest (2008)
   The Sorcerer's House (2010)
   Home Fires (2011)
   The Land Across (2013)
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Collections
   The Fifth Head of Cerberus (1972)
   In the Wake of Man (1975) (with R A Lafferty and Walter Moudy)
   The Island of Doctor Death (1980)
   The Wolfe Archipelago (1983)
   Bibliomen (1984)
   Planet Engineering (1984)
   Gene Wolfe's Book of Days (1985)
   For Rosemary (poems) (1988)
   Storeys from the Old Hotel (1988)
   Endangered Species (1989)
   Castle of Days (1992)
   Young Wolfe (1992)
   Strange Travelers (2000)
   Innocents Aboard (2004)
   Starwater Strains (2005)
   The Very Best of Gene Wolfe (2009)
   The Best of Gene Wolfe (2009)
   The Wildside Book of Fantasy (2012) (with others)
   The Dead Man and Other Horror Stories (2023)
   The Wolfe At The Door (2023)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Empires of Foliage and Flower (1987)
   Memorare (2008)
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Non fiction
   The Castle of the Otter (1982)
   Letters Home (1991)
   Shadows of the New Sun (2002)
   A Walking Tour of the Shambles (2002) (with Neil Gaiman)
   Gate of Horn, Book of Silk (2012) (with Michael Andre-Driussi)
   Conversations From the Edge: The Galaxy's Edge Interviews (2019) (with others)
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Omnibus editions
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Gene Wolfe recommends
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Space Vulture (2007)
John J Myers and Gary K Wolf
"Read it and have a thrilling adventure..."
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Trash Sex Magic (2004)
Jennifer Stevenson
"I'd scarcely begun when I fell under the author's spell."
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Illumination (2001)
(Eiden Myr, book 1)
Terry McGarry
"Recommended without reservation to those who take their magic, and their relationships-seriously."

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Anthologies containing stories by Gene Wolfe
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman

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