Book of New Sun

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Book of New Sun

Postby Tubalo » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:02 pm

Has anyone here ever read "The Book of New Sun" by Gene Wolfe?
Sci-Fi / Fantasy cerebral.
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Re: Book of New Sun

Postby Benemal » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:20 pm

That's on my list. I started it once and quit, when I was past halfway the first book. This is because it was too rich for me a the time and it was straining to spend time awake, in these magical worlds, that I go to when I sleep. That's where I think it comes from. Intoxicating stuff. Recently I read two of Jack Vance's Dying Earth books and M. John Harrison's Pastel City. These are recommendations, if you like this genre. Also perhaps China Mieville's Perdido Street Station.

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