Gene Wolfe

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rufus got all the lion/witch/wardrobe books at the thrift store the other day and i said to him: "you know those are all veiled christian allegories, don't you?" and maria said: "don't ruin them for him!"

scott seward, Tuesday, 24 April 2012 02:36 (2 years ago) Permalink

it seems to me like your kids will end up being super smart & cultured.

one dis leads to another (ian), Tuesday, 24 April 2012 02:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

Did you tell him "Aslan" was the Turkish word for lion and get him started as a language hacker?

Stars on 45 Fell on Alabama (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 24 April 2012 02:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

the worst

Lamp, Tuesday, 24 April 2012 05:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

it's no chillwave the genre

puff puff post (uh oh I'm having a fantasy), Tuesday, 24 April 2012 08:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

wolfe or lewis?

the late great, Tuesday, 24 April 2012 13:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

I'm no kind of book collector -- I mostly have shelves of old paperbacks -- but for whatever reason I was searching around for Book of the New Sun volumes and got seduced by the Easton Press editions. (Leatherbound, but way cheaper than the Centipede Press ones.) I found the first two on ebay and ordered them before I discovered Easton never got around to Autarch -- so the best I can hope for is to have the first three. Oh well. I read them in middle/high school as they were published, and then again in my 20s. I remember the story making way more sense to me the second time through. Looking forward to revisitng.

something of an astrological coup (tipsy mothra), Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:20 (9 months ago) Permalink

yay!

the late great, Saturday, 18 January 2014 23:12 (9 months ago) Permalink

please start this up!

gene wolfe's book of the NEWSUN!!!!! reading club

the late great, Sunday, 19 January 2014 03:32 (9 months ago) Permalink


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