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“Consistently high ambition and achievement.” ―The New York Times
“One of the major SF series of te decade...a bona fide masterpiece.” ―Publishers Weekly
“Few writers dare to attempt a Great Work; Wolfe attempts it and succeeds.” ―The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
Gene Wolfe has been called "the finest writer the science fiction world has yet produced" by The Washington Post. A former engineer, he has written numerous books and won a variety of awards for his SF writing.
A slow, slow pace. And I still haven't figured out what the plot is about. I bought this book based on rave reviews, but it is boring, boring, boring.Published 5 days ago by S. Jackson
Gene Wolfe is my favorite author so any review I give is glowing. But, he's my favorite author for a very good reason. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael M. Clay
AAARGH! So many reveals through the book, and especially at the end, that a re-read is the only guaranteed way to absorb all that you know (or think you know) by the end of the... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Erik M Purins
Reading makes your smarter. My interpretation of the content is arbitrary and irrelevant.
5 stars because it is indeed a book with words.
I'm a fan of Gene Wolfe, but I've had it with his publisher's lousy bindings. I could live with it as long as it was only a question of the coating peeling back on the edges... Read morePublished on June 1, 2013 by Mead
I am a huge Gene Wolfe fan, so despite the one star review let me state categorically this is not a negative review of his writing at all, as I have thoroughly enjoyed everyone of... Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by Joel Youngblood
Enjoyed the story and the whole saga! Compelling and fun to follow. I would certainly recommend it to any reader.Published on December 19, 2012 by Kent Krauss
I desperately want to give Caldé of the Long Sun four stars as I have been keenly fixated on exploring the previous two novels in the series. Read morePublished on August 22, 2010 by 2theD
By the conclusion of the second book in the LONG SUN series, our hero -- brave, naive, clever, wise, reverent, young Patera Silk -- had been granted a vision by the god called the... Read morePublished on April 27, 2010 by ML