A few of my favorite passages (so far) from Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun.
I can safely say that Wolfe’s novels are unlike anything else I’ve ever read, sci-fi or otherwise.
Christians have often been guilty of promoting and encouraging art that denies the complexities of human existence.
A rousing, strongly principled adventure story that I would’ve loved to read back in 5th grade (but I still enjoyed it as an adult).
Chakraborty’s novel finds inspiration in Islamic and Middle-Eastern religion and culture for its exotic world-building.
Tsutomu Nihei’s manga masterpiece is a journey through a bizarre world filled with nightmarish technology run amok.
On its surface, Black Science feels like an homage to classic and pulp sci-fi.
A brilliant modern fantasy that weaves in various genre tropes without ever feeling like a mere fantasy novel.
Aposimz contains plenty of Nihei trademarks plus a few tweaks that give it some unique flavor, too.
Vertical Comics’ excellent reprint captures all of the engrossing and unsettling detail in Nihei’s intricate artwork.
It’s refreshing to read about a fantasy hero who has no desire to be a hero, but rather, wants only to live humbly and quietly.
There are hundreds of illustrations throughout Pyle’s novels, and even the smallest and simplest are beautiful for their elegant, refined style.
I wonder if part of the problem is that parents simply assume that fairy tales are neat and clean.
There’s more to a biblical translation than meets the eye.