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Endangered Species

Wolfe, Gene

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ISBN 10: 0312931549 / ISBN 13: 9780312931544
Published by Tor, 1989
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506 pp. minor shelf wear else a fine copy. signed on the tp by Wolfe. Bookseller Inventory # 18430

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Title: Endangered Species

Publisher: Tor

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardbound

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: the uncorrected proof in red wrappers.

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Wolfe, whose tetralogy The Book of the New Sun was the most acclaimed science fiction work of the 1980s, offered his second collection of short fiction in 1990 to universal acclaim. This is a hefty volume of over 30 unforgettable stories in a variety of genres-- SF, fantasy, horror, mainstream-many of them offering variations on themes and situations found in folklore and fairy tales, and including two stories, "The Cat" and "The Map," which are set in the universe of his New Sun novels. Wolfe's deconstructions/reconstructions are provocative, multilayered, and resonant. This embarrassment of literary riches is a must for all Gene Wolfe fans, and anyone who loves a good tale beautifully told.

About the Author:

Gene Wolfe is a winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, as well as two Nebula Awards, two World Fantasy Awards, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Prix Apollo. He lives with his wife Rosemary in Barrington, IL.

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