The Book of the Short Sun

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    On Blue's Waters by Gene Wolfe

On Blue's Waters is the start of a major new work by Gene Wolfe, the first of three volumes that comprise The Book of the Short Sun, which takes place in the years after Wolfe's four-volume Book of the Long Sun.

Year: 1999
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    In Green's Jungles by Gene Wolfe

It is again narrated by Horn, who has embarked on a quest from his home on the planet Blue in search of the heroic leader Patera Silk. Now Horn's identity has become ambiguous, a complex question embedded in the story, whose telling is itself complex, shifting from place to place, present to past. Horn recalls visiting the Whorl, the enormous spacecraft in orbit that brought the settlers from Urth, and going thence to the planet Green, home of the blood-drinking alien inhumi.

Year: 2000
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    Return to the Whorl by Gene Wolfe

Horn has traveled from his home on the planet Blue, reached the mysterious planet Green, and visited the great starship, the Whorl and even, somehow, the distant planet Urth. But Horn's identity has become ambiguous, a complex question embedded in the story, whose telling is itself complex, shifting from place to place, present to past. Perhaps Horn and Silk are now one being.

Year: 2001
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction


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1999On Blue's Waters by Gene Wolfe
2000In Green's Jungles by Gene Wolfe
2001Return to the Whorl by Gene Wolfe

 

 

 


 

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