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Wolfe, Gene

Editore: TOR, New York, 1989
ISBN 10: 0312931549 / ISBN 13: 9780312931544
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Casa editrice: TOR, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 1989

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Inscribed

Edizione: First edition, first printing


Inscribed by Wolfe on the half-title page, "For Elliott Swanson, Gene Wolfe." [Who is Elliott? Google the name.] Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 24393

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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 volume of over 30 unforgettable stories in a variety of genres-- SF, fantasy, horror, mainstream-many of them offering variations on themes and situations found in folklore and fairy tales, and including two stories, "The Cat" and "The Map," which are set in the universe of his New Sun novels. Wolfe's deconstructions/reconstructions are provocative, multilayered, and resonant. This embarrassment of literary riches is a must for all Gene Wolfe fans, and anyone who loves a good tale beautifully told.


Gene Wolfe is a winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, as well as two Nebula Awards, two World Fantasy Awards, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Prix Apollo. He lives with his wife Rosemary in Barrington, IL.

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