Plan(e)t Engineering

Gene Wolfe
science fiction, non-fiction, short stories
Plan(e)t Engineering - Gene Wolfe

PLAN[E]T ENGINEERING commemorates Gene Wolfe's appearance as Boskone XXI Guest of Honor. It contains a wide range of works displaying his multifaceted writing talents. Included are stories, essays and poems, plus the first ever publication of a map from the world of The Book of the New Sun.

Among the writings included are: "The Books in The Book of the New Sun", a new essay about that world; "The Rubber Bend", the funniest detective pastiche ever; "The Computer Iterates the Greater Trump", the Rhysling Award winning poem; "In Looking-Glass Castle", winner of a 1981 Illinois Arts Council Award; "The Detective of Dreams", an unrecognized masterpiece; "The Anatomy of a Robot", a technical work about the robots in our everyday world; and much more. Also included is an introduction by David G. Hartwell, Boskone's Special Guest this year and editor of The Book of the New Sun.

Rate this book

Release date: 1984
Genres: science fiction, non-fiction, short stories
Updated: August 28, 2021