Posts tagged: gene wolfe

Review: The Land Across

Posted on 2013-12-31 at 7:25 by Dave

51kPbSIMwzL._SL175_ The Land Across By Gene Wolfe, Read by Jeff Woodman Length: 10 hours, 56 minutes

Toward the end of Gene Wolfe’s The Land Across, travel-writer Grafton tells his foreign secret police comrade that he doesn’t have anything to tell her, but thinks: “Really, there was a lot [to tell], but I had decided not to tell all that. I figured it out last night, and this morning…I didn’t know how to say it.” Well, I have to admit, I haven’t figured it all out, and I’d be lying if I thought I did, but I sure enjoyed

Posted in reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged fantastic travelogues, gene wolfe, jeff woodman, review

Release Week: Sofia Samatar's A Stranger in Olondria, Gene Wolfe's The Land Across, Kate Maruyama's Harrowgate, Dr. Who: Eleven Stories (including Neil Gaiman's Nothing O'Clock), and a big stack of sf by Greg Egan

Posted on 2013-11-27 at 17:40 by Sam

NOVEMBER 20-26, 2013: Not one but (at least) two absolute must-listens this week, along with more new Dr. Who and new-to-audio hard sf than you can shake a stick at -- and more besides. The picks include concurrent new audio for Gene Wolfe's highly-anticipated The Land Across, and another pair of my "most missing audiobooks of 2012" which come off the list as Sofia Samatar's A Stranger in Olondria and Kate Maruyama's Harrowgate were also released this week. In "also out" there's yet more, including Joan

Posted in Release Week | Tagged dr who, gene wolfe, greg egan, harrowgate, neil gaiman, sofia samatar

Release Week: The Returned, The Fall of the Kings, Ice Forged, Abaddon's Gate, Reanimators, and Shadows of the New Sun

Posted on 2013-08-28 at 17:55 by Sam

AUGUST 21-27, 2013: It's quite a release week haul this week: a powerful debut in the form of Jason Mott's The Returned, the return of Neil Gaiman Presents with another full cast "illuminated production" in Ellen Kushner's Riverside series, a pair of Recorded Books titles first published in print by Orbit Books earlier this year, a concurrent new release read by one of the best narrators in the business, and a star-studded all-original anthology set in Gene Wolfe's New Sun milieu. And! There's several more

Posted in Release Week | Tagged brandon sanderson, ellen kushner, gail z martin, gene wolfe, james mott, james sa corey, neil gaiman presents, oliver wyman, steelheart, the expanse