Gene Wolfe

Nationality

American

Description

Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as the strong influence of his Catholic faith. He is a prolific short-story writer and novelist and has won many science fiction and fantasy literary awards.Wolfe is most famous for The Book of the New Sun (four volumes, 1980–83), the first part of his Solar Cycle.
In 1998, Locus magazine ranked it third-best fantasy novel before 1990 (after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit) based on a poll of subscribers that considered it and several other series as single entries.

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Gender

Male

The best books of all time by Gene Wolfe

  1. 2014 . Shadow & Claw by Gene Wolfe

    "The Claw of the Conciliator: continues the saga of Severian, banished from the home, as he undertakes a mythic quest to discover the awesome power of an ancient relic and learn the truth about his...

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  2. 2019 . The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe

    Shadow of the torturer.; Claw of the conciliator.; Sword of the lictor.; Citadel of the autarch.

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  3. 2445 . The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe

    Severian is a torturer, born to the guild and with an exceptionally promising career ahead of him . . . until he falls in love with one of his victims, a beautiful young noblewoman. Her excruciatio...

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  4. 2446 . The Claw Of The Conciliator by Gene Wolfe

    The torturer Severian continues his journey of exile to the city Thrax, carrying with him the ancient executioner's sword and the Claw of the Conciliator, a gem of extraterrestrial power and beauty...

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  5. 2444 . The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe

    Banished for the sin of mercy, Severian, one of the ancient guild of Torturers, flees from exile. In a mountain wilderness Severian, the disgraced apprentice torturer, has reached his place of exil...

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  6. 2447 . The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe

    Severian the Torturer continues his epic journey across the lands of Urth, carrying with him the Claw of the Conciliator and the great sword, Terminus Est. All his travels are leading towards a des...

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