“Humane, outrageous, forever unexpected....Some of the best American short stories of the decade are in this book.” ―Ursula K. LeGuin
“This collection makes his work readily available and makes clear that his is one of the names most to be reckoned with...in the literate science fiction of today.” ―Foundation
“Wolfe is simply a superb writer.” ―The Washington Post Book World
“Gene Wolfe is among the best writers working in this century.” ―Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“One of the literary giants of science fiction.” ―The Denver Post
About the Author
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.