eBook Peace download
by Gene Wolf
Author: Gene Wolf
Publisher: Gollancz/Orion; First Edition edition (2002)
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Originally published in 1975, Peace is a spellbinding, brilliant tour de force of the imagination. The melancholy memoir of Alden Dennis Weer.
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Gene Wolfe's 1975 novel PEACE seems to be the scattered recollections of Alden Dennis Weer, an old man .
Gene Wolfe's 1975 novel PEACE seems to be the scattered recollections of Alden Dennis Weer, an old man who has lived all his life in a a small Midwestern town. Part of why PEACE is such a powerful book is the unreliable narrator, as well as the way that mysteries raised early on are solved much later in the book by revelations so casual that an unattentive reader may well miss them. These are a perennial feature of Wolfe's writing.
first fantasy novel, Peace, may be his finest. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. Peace is not a book for everyone. It is best left to experienced readers who are eager to look between the lines. Casual readers will be frustrated by this novel, as with much of Wolfe's work.
He subsequently wrote two novels held in particularly high esteem, Peace .
He subsequently wrote two novels held in particularly high esteem, Peace and The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Gene Wolfe: An annotated bibliography and criticism on Wolfe's science fiction and non-fiction writing: Joan Gordon (Borgo Press, 2008, ISBN 30261-18-6). Gate of Horn, Book of Silk: A Guide to Gene Wolfe's The Book of the Long Sun and The Book of the Short Sun: Michael Andre-Driussi (Sirius Fiction, 2012, ISBN 64279-55-X).
Peace is a psychological fantasy/ghost story novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, published in 1975. It is the story of a man from a small Midwestern town in the early to mid-20th century, Alden Dennis Weer, who narrates various memories from different parts of his life, including his childhood, early adulthood, and middle to old age. Unlike a lot of Wolfe's work Peace is a standalone novel set in a somewhat contemporary time and place (as opposed to the future or an imaginary world).
Mesmerizing sci-fi from the author the Denver Post calls one of the literary giants of science fiction.
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Peace is Gene Wolfe's first full-length novel, a work that shows the genius that later flourished in such acclaimed works as The Fifth Head of Cerberus and The Book of The New Sun. The melancholy memoir of Alden Dennis Weer, an embittered old man living out his last days in a small midwestern town, the novel reveals a miraculous dimension as the narrative unfolds. For Weer's imagination has the power to obliterate time and reshape reality, transcending even death itself.
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