The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories

The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories


Language: English

Publisher: Orb Books

Published: Jun 1, 1980

Words: 159253
Pages: 617


A superb collection of science fiction and fantasy stories, *The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories* is a book that transcends all genre definitions. The stories within are mined with depth charges, explosions of meaning and illumination that will keep you thinking and feeling long after you have finished reading. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. ** ### Review “Humane, outrageous, forever unexpected....Some of the best American short stories of the decade are in this book.” ―*Ursula K. LeGuin* “This collection makes his work readily available and makes clear that his is one of the names most to be reckoned the literate science fiction of today.” ―*Foundation* “Wolfe is simply a superb writer.” ―*The Washington Post Book World* “Gene Wolfe is among the best writers working in this century.” ―*Fort Worth Star-Telegram* “One of the literary giants of science fiction.” ―*The Denver Post* ### About the Author **Gene Wolfe (1931-2019)** was the Nebula Award-winning author of The Book of the New Sun tetralogy in the Solar Cycle, as well as the World Fantasy Award winners *The Shadow of the Torturer* and *Soldier of Sidon*. He was also a prolific writer of distinguished short fiction, which has been collected in such award-winning volumes as *Storeys from the Old Hotel* and *The Best of Gene Wolfe*. A recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, the Edward E. Smith Memorial Award, and six *Locus* Awards, among many other honors, Wolfe was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2007, and named Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2012.