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Castle of the Otter

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This is a great book--comrpised mostly of essays written about halfway through the publishing schedule of the four New Sun books--about Gene Wolfe's experiences and impetus and all kinds of other stuff about why and how he wrote such a masterpiece. It includes Urth humor and a lexicon of the words he used (every one of which is/was an actual word used at one time--a well k...more
Hardcover, 117 pages
Published June 1st 1982 by Mark V Ziesing
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A collection of fan fiction mainly about the New Urth series. Entertaining solely for Gene Wolfe fans.
Oct 25, 2011 Emily rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: patrons of Ultan's library
Some Urth-related miscellanea, and some amusing bits about publishing and sf fandom c. 1980.
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Gene Wolfe 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, to which he converted after marrying a Catholic. He is a prolific short story writer and a novelist, and has won many awards in the field.

The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is given by SFWA for ‘lifetime achievement in science fict...more
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