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The Palencar Project

Enjoy “Dormanna,” by Gene Wolfe, a story inspired by an illustration from John Jude Palencar.

“Dormanna” is part of a five-story series curated by senior Tor Books editor David G. Hartwell. All five are based on a singular piece of art by John Jude Palencar and will be released for free on every Wednesday in March...more
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Published March 7th 2012 by
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Rick Northrop
I read this story along with the others involved with the project and Wolfe's talent was readily apparent when compared to the other others. And many were not slouches either, he just stands that much higher.
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This is part of a series of short stories commissioned by, each one relating to the painting in the picture. It's a sweet story, but not earth shattering. And I have a couple of niggles with it. Nothin worth spending more time writing the review than reading the story though.
Hugely different from what I'd read from Gene Wolfe. Very quick and fun. A nice mix of mystery and wonder.
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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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