Meet the Author
Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is a former engineer turned prolific short-story writer and novelist who has won many science fiction and fantasy literary awards. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as for the strong influence of his Catholic faith. Wolfe is most famous for The Book of the New Sun (a four book series), the first part of his Solar Cycle. Other popular works include his stand-alone novels Peace and The Fifth Head of Cerberus.
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From the casual yet tight writing style to the funny dialog and the gripping mystery, this is one of the absolute best stories I've read in years in the genre. If you enjoyed the incredible Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" then you'll love this series.