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“Outstanding...A major work of twentieth-century American literature.” ―The New York Times Book Review
“Wonderfully vivid and inventive...the most extraordinary hero in the history of the heroic epic.” ―Washington Post Book World
“Brilliant...terrific...a fantasy so epic it beggars the mind. An extraordinary work of art!” ―Philadelphia Inquirer
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.
The setting is as awe-inspiring as any in literature. The plot disappointed me--too many essential questions left hanging--but the world is worth visiting regardless.Published 10 days ago by Andy Blumson
IMHO - Sword of the Lictor (the first half of Sword & Citadel) is the best of all the four books in New Sun. The most action-packed, certainly.Published 13 days ago by daniel f
I can't give this stars as I have NO idea how to rate it. I kept reading about how amazing these books were, but way above my head.Published 19 days ago by Steve Shields
I hated this book. Read it and half of the second before I really believed it was not going anywhere. It is a picaresque novel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by April E Bresgal
Gene Wolfe's amazing work is deeply layered and teeming with symbology as well as action. One of my favorite sci-fi literary reads.Published 2 months ago by matt lewis
Many other readers have raved about this book, and I don't know if I have anything to add to it. I WILL say that the Kindle edition is riddled with typos... Read morePublished 4 months ago by C. J. Casey
This is an extremely complex work, but also one of the most satisfying collections I have read. I highly encourage anyone planning to read this series to plan on reading it at... Read morePublished 6 months ago by David J. Duggar
One of the best. Up there with Dune, the Foundation series and TolkienPublished 6 months ago by Christina Taylor