Gene Wolfe
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Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe is winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and many other awards. In 2007, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. He lives in Barrington, Illinois.
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    • The Shadow of the Torturer

    • The Book of the New Sun, Book 1
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,925
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,554
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,558

    The tale of a young Severian, an apprentice to the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession - showing mercy towards his victim....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great writing, won't appeal to everyone

    • By Ryan on 03-20-10

    Regular price: $24.05

    • The Claw of the Conciliator

    • The Book of the New Sun, Book 2
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 844
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 679

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Become a Seeker for Truth and Penitence

    • By Doug D. Eigsti on 01-10-13

    Regular price: $22.46

    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
    • By: Neil Gaiman (author and editor), Al Sarrantonio (editor), Joe Hill, and others
    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 498
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 498

    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • The Citadel of the Autarch

    • The Book of the New Sun, Book 4
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490

    The Citadel of the Autarch brings The Book of the New Sun to its harrowing conclusion....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The strange trip concludes

    • By Ryan on 10-08-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Sword of the Lictor

    • The Book of the New Sun, Book 3
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508

    The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim called Severian....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shone brilliant @ times, but muted in the middle

    • By Darwin8u on 01-13-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Urth of the New Sun

    • The Book of the New Sun, Book 5
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Listeners return to the world of Severian, now the Autarch of Urth, as he leaves the planet on one of the huge spaceships of the alien Hierodules to travel across time and space.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes! Finally!

    • By Niloc Kozlov on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Knight

    • The Wizard Knight Series, Book One
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    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 the name Able and sets out on a quest to find the sword that has been promised to him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A worthy narration of a great story

    • By Robert DeFrank on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $31.18

    • The Wizard

    • The Wizard Knight Series, Book Two
    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Gene Wolfe's The Wizard Knight duology 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, quests, love, honor, nobility - all the familiar features of fantasy come to life in this work....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honor, Duty, Glory

    • By Jonathan Bledsoe on 10-10-18

    Regular price: $31.18

    • A Borrowed Man

    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    E. A. Smithe is a borrowed person. He is a clone who lives on a third-tier shelf in a public library, and his personality is an uploaded recording of a deceased mystery writer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Gene Wolfe Concept, Distracting Narration

    • By Alex Levine on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Land Across

    • By: Gene Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87

    An American writer of travel guides in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Give the man a (dead) hand

    • By Tango on 11-29-13

    Regular price: $24.25

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