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Gate of Horn, Book of Silk: A Guide to Gene Wolfe's The Book of the Long Sun and The Book of the Short Sun

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In this companion guide, Michael Andre-Driussi illuminates Gene Wolfe's Book of the Long Sun and Book of the Short Sun science fiction series through dictionary-style entries on the characters, gods, locations, themes, and timelines of the novels.

Gate of Horn, Book of Silk, is organized in two parts, with the first half covering the Long Sun series (Nightside the Long Sun,
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Paperback, 308 pages
Published October 14th 2012 by Sirius Fiction (first published August 15th 2012)
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Aaron Singleton
Apr 26, 2015 Aaron Singleton rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sf, gene-wolfe, non-fic
Ah, another Wolfe reference book by Michael Andre-Driussi, the writer of THE New Sun reference book, Lexicon Urthus-- and this one does not disappoint either.

While LU was concerned solely with details of the New Sun books and short stories, this volume is a just-as-exhaustible reference book of Wolfe's seven volume Long Sun/Short Sun series. As with its predecessor, this one lists all the names found in those texts along with their meanings and origins, maps, and a general glossary of obscure t
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Dec 04, 2012 Vasa Curcin rated it it was amazing
Only for Gene Wolfe geeks, obviously, but the love and attention to detail that went into the book is remarkable.
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