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An Evil Guest (Paperback)

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    Lovecraft meets Blade Runner in a stand-alone supernatural horror novel. Gene Wolfe can write in whatever genre he wants—and always with superb style and profound depth. Now following his World Fantasy Award–winner, Soldier of Sidon......more

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Lovecraft meets Blade Runner in a stand-alone supernatural horror novel. Gene Wolfe can write in whatever genre he wants—and always with superb style and profound depth. Now following his World Fantasy Award–winner, Soldier of Sidon, and his stunning Pirate Freedom, Wolfe turns to the tradition of H. P. Lovecraft and the weird science tale of supernatural horror.

Set a hundred years in the future, An Evil Guest is the story of an actress who becomes the lover of both a mysterious private detective and an even more mysterious and powerful rich man, a man who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there. Her loyalties are divided—perhaps she loves them both. The detective helps her to release her inner beauty and become a star overnight. The rich man is the angel of a play she stars in. But something is very wrong. Money can be an evil guest, but there are other evils. As Lovecraft said, “That is not dead which can eternal lie.”

GENE WOLFE is the winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and many other awards. In 2007, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. He lives in Barrington, Illinois.

Author:
Wolfe, Gene
Genre:
FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
339
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tor Fantasy
Publish Date:
06/26/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9780765360977
Height:
7.0 in
Wdth:
4.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.36 lb
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