Tag Archives: Gene Wolfe

Tough Traveling — Messiahs

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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Review: Shadows of the New Sun: Stories in Honor of Gene Wolfe (Anthology)

Bill Fawcett and J.E. Mooney (editors) ★★★ Tor Books, 2013. Gene Wolfe is a legend among sci-fi and fantasy writers. And this anthology features some of the best writers, including Joe Haldeman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Swanwick and Nancy Kress paying tribute … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance

Jack Vance ★★★★ Orb, 2000 (Omnibus edition reissue). Fantasy fans owe a huge debt to the late, great Jack Vance. The celebrated author and adventurer, who died in 2013, influenced generations of writers, from Michael Moorcock and Gene Wolfe to George … Continue reading

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The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2 edited by Gordon VanGelder

Gordon Van Gelder, ed. ★★★★ Tachyon Publications, 2014. In 2009 Tachyon paid tribute to the 60th anniversary of “The Magazine Fantasy & Science Fiction” with The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, an exquisite anthology the featured some of … Continue reading

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