Fantasy-Faction Game of Thrones Discussion: Season 8, Episode 1
 

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Season 8, Episode 1

 
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Gene Wolfe 1931 – 2019
 

Gene Wolfe

(1931 – 2019)

 

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Gene Wolfe 1931 – 2019

Gene Wolfe 1931 – 2019 

“…that is to say, in all of this, I think, I believe in some sense much akin to the belief of faith, that I noticed, felt, or underwent what I describe—but it may be that the only reason childhood memories act on us so strongly is that, being the most remote we possess, they are […]

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Unicorns! edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois

Unicorns! edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois
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My regular readers know that I’ve recently revisited some old-school fantasy by re-reading the Thieves’ World books. And one of the anthologies in the shared-universe fantasy series was called Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn, in reference to a pub by that name that served as a focal point of activity in the legendary city of […]

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The Book Of The New Sun by Gene Wolfe

The Book Of The New Sun by Gene Wolfe
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“We believe that we invent symbols. The truth is that they invent us; we are their creatures, shaped by their hard, defining edges. When soldiers take their oath they are given a coin, an asimi stamped with the profile of the Autarch. Their acceptance of that coin is their acceptance of the special duties and […]

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Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today?

Which Writers Are Asking The Hard Questions Today? 

As I move from summer to winter, I tend to switch from lighter, fun reads to deeper, more complex reads. I don’t know if I am simply echoing Hollywood’s transition from summer blockbuster action movies to Oscar-worthy dramas. Or perhaps after consuming a steady diet of “candy” books, I need something a bit more substantial, […]

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Fantasy Book Club – July 2012 – The Book Of The New Sun by Gene Wolfe

Fantasy Book Club – July 2012 – The Book Of The New Sun by Gene Wolfe 

This month we’ve got a book that is known as one of the finest pieces of fantasy literature ever written. The sad thing is, as many books as I’ve devoured, I’ve never read it! So, I hope some of you who have also neglected it or, perhaps, have it down as a classic to re-read […]

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