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The Wolfe at the Door

REVIEW: The Wolfe at the Door by Gene Wolfe

Full disclosure: I have been a Gene Wolfe (1931 – 2019) fanboy for more than thirty years. Specifically, I think Wolfe’s The Book of the New Sun, which has won numerous World Fantasy, Locus,...

REVIEW: The Return of the Knights by Gregory Kontaxis

The Return of the Knights is the debut novel by Greek fantasy author Gregory Kontaxis and the first volume of his series, The Dance of Light. Originally published in Greek, The Return of the...

REVIEW: Bone Shroud by Andrew D. Meredith

Andrew D. Meredith turns the worldbuilding knob up to eleven in Bone Shroud, the second installment in his epic fantasy series, The Kallattian Saga. Bone Shroud does everything a good sequel should do, building...

REVIEW: Jurgen by James Branch Cabell

Before J.R.R. Tolkien, there was James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), a pioneer in the fantasy genre from Richmond, Virginia, who achieved his greatest fame during the roaring 1920s. Cabell published a series of 23 novels...