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The author of the book: Gene Wolfe
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 349 KB
Edition: Orb Books
Date of issue: July 15th 1997
ISBN: 0312863543
ISBN 13: 9780312863548

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A superb collection of science fiction and fantasy stories, The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories is a book that transcends all genre definitions. The stories within are mined with depth charges, explosions of meaning and illumination that will keep you thinking and feeling long after you have finished reading.

Contents

11 • The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories • [Archipelago] • (1970) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
26 • Alien Stones • (1972) • novelette by Gene Wolfe
55 • La Befana • (1973) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
60 • The Hero as Werwolf • (1975) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
74 • Three Fingers • (1976) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
80 • The Death of Dr. Island • [Archipelago] • (1973) • novella by Gene Wolfe
131 • Feather Tigers • (1973) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
138 • Hour of Trust • (1973) • novelette by Gene Wolfe
167 • Tracking Song • (1975) • novella by Gene Wolfe
225 • The Toy Theater • (1971) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
232 • The Doctor of Death Island • [Archipelago] • (1978) • novella by Gene Wolfe
277 • Cues • (1974) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
281 • The Eyeflash Miracles • (1976) • novella by Gene Wolfe
336 • Seven American Nights • (1978) • novella by Gene Wolfe

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Ebook The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories read Online! 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 fiction and/or fantasy.’ Wolfe joins the Grand Master ranks alongside such legends as Connie Willis, Michael Moorcock, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Ursula K. LeGuin, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury and Joe Haldeman. The award will be presented at the 48th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend in San Jose, CA, May 16-19, 2013.

While attending Texas A&M University Wolfe published his first speculative fiction in The Commentator, a student literary journal. Wolfe dropped out during his junior year, and was drafted to fight in the Korean War. After returning to the United States he earned a degree from the University of Houston and became an industrial engineer. He edited the journal Plant Engineering for many years before retiring to write full-time, but his most famous professional engineering achievement is a contribution to the machine used to make Pringles potato crisps. He now lives in Barrington, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

A frequent Hugo nominee without a win, Wolfe has nevertheless picked up several Nebula and Locus Awards, among others, including the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the 2012 Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award. He is also a member of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.

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