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Endangered Species (1989) [Collection]
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"Tonight you and I, with billions of others, are sitting around the fire we call 'the sun', telling stories; and from time to time it has been my turn to entertain." - Gene Wolfe.

In these stories, Gene Wolfe more than fulfils his wish to entertain. He will make you think, laugh and feel sad; but above all, he will give you enjoyment, the most important task for a writer to perform. The stories range widely, through Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror - two are set in the universe of Wolfe's bestselling Book of the New Sun novels. Once again, Gene Wolfe proves himself a master of fiction.


  • A Cabin on the Coast
  • The Map
  • Kevin Malone
  • The Dark of the June
  • The Death of Hyle
  • From the Notebook of Dr. Stein
  • Thag
  • The Nebraskan and the Nereid
  • In the House of Gingerbread
  • The Headless Man
  • The Last Thrilling Wonder Story
  • House of Ancestors
  • Our Neighbour by David Copperfield
  • When I Was Ming the Merciless
  • The God and His Man
  • The Cat
  • War Beneath the Tree
  • Eyebem
  • The HORARS of War
  • The Detective of Dreams
  • Peritonitis
  • The Woman Who Loved the Centaur Pholus
  • The Woman the Unicorn Loved
  • The Peace Spy
  • All the Hues of Hell
  • Procreation: Creation, The Sisterís Account, Lukora
  • Suzanne Delage
  • Sweet Forest Maid
  • My Book
  • The Other Dead Man
  • The Most Beautiful Woman on the World
  • The Tale of the Rose and the Nightingale (And What Came of It)
  • Silhouette

Original title: Endangered Species
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy
FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Woman Who Loved the Centaur Pholus, the (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Kevin Malone (1980) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Cabin on the Coast, a (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Woman the Unicorn Loved, the (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     All the Hues of Hell (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Tale of the Rose and the Nightingale (And What Came of It), the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe

Edition #1: Endangered Species

Endangered Species (1989)
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Language: English

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Endangered Species (1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0708883257
Pages: 506

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