One of the best science fiction series ever. The world he creates is so different, yet so familiar, it's like he's perfectly captured Earth's future without resorting to gimmicks... Read morePublished 14 days ago by mitchell a.
Absolutely worthy second half of the book of the new sun. For the kindle edition: there are some minor formatting errors. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Best ever. This series made me quit reading Sci-Fi/fantasy because it spoiled me on everything else. All others in the genre seemed childish after this masterpiece. Read morePublished 2 months ago by emmdeebee
Excellent. I read the first book because it was mentioned in an online article, but this one I read because the first one was so weird/good. But it was again, better than expected. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grmcrkrs
What can I say? A classic, a perfect example of Gene Wolfe's dreamy, evocative, ambiguous, poetic, philosophical style. Read morePublished 2 months ago by regular guy
Although this wraps up the Book of the New Sun with only a few loose ends, it's not as good as the first half. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Balconi
I was a little critical of this series after reading Book One, The Shadow of the Torturer, and the Claw of the Conciliator, finding the narrative rather circumambulatory. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Frank P. Ryan
I am happy I decided to read this series of books again after ten years. Second time through is Mich more rewarding especially if one takes the time to savour the deeper... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Wayne