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Title: Links to articles on the net about BOTNS
Post by: Nighteyes on July 12, 2012, 09:37:35 PM
An interesting review from the Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/nov/23/the-book-of-the-new-sun-science-fiction-ulysses (http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/nov/23/the-book-of-the-new-sun-science-fiction-ulysses)


And a guide to reading Gene Woolf by Neil Gaiman

http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/2007/gwng0704.htm (http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/2007/gwng0704.htm)
Title: Re: Links to articles on the net about BOTNS
Post by: Arry on July 12, 2012, 10:07:13 PM
An interesting review from the Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/nov/23/the-book-of-the-new-sun-science-fiction-ulysses (http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2009/nov/23/the-book-of-the-new-sun-science-fiction-ulysses)


And a guide to reading Gene Woolf by Neil Gaiman

http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/2007/gwng0704.htm (http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/2007/gwng0704.htm)

I like the point Neil Gaiman made about rereading it. I definitely feel it is one of those books you pick up more on the second read
Title: Re: Links to articles on the net about BOTNS
Post by: Nighteyes on July 13, 2012, 01:23:51 AM
An academic analysis of the book as a literary masterwork:

http://www.ultan.org.uk/review-botns/ (http://www.ultan.org.uk/review-botns/)

and here is a more critical review:

http://www.waggish.org/2007/gene-wolfe-the-book-of-the-new-sun/ (http://www.waggish.org/2007/gene-wolfe-the-book-of-the-new-sun/)
Title: Re: Links to articles on the net about BOTNS
Post by: Arry on July 13, 2012, 03:36:22 PM
I liked this one:

http://speculiction.blogspot.com/2012/07/review-of-book-of-new-sun-by-gene-wolfe.html (http://speculiction.blogspot.com/2012/07/review-of-book-of-new-sun-by-gene-wolfe.html)
Title: Re: Links to articles on the net about BOTNS
Post by: Nighteyes on July 13, 2012, 10:11:28 PM
I liked this one:

http://speculiction.blogspot.com/2012/07/review-of-book-of-new-sun-by-gene-wolfe.html (http://speculiction.blogspot.com/2012/07/review-of-book-of-new-sun-by-gene-wolfe.html)

A good review!