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American science fiction and fantasy writer

Gene Wolfe is ...

Born 7 May 1931 in New York City
Died 14 Apr 2019 in Peoria
Age87 years, 11 months
Causecardiovascular system disease
Gene Wolfe
Gene Wolfe
Gene Wolfe, science fiction writer, at the 2005 Nebula Awards ceremony in Chicago

About Gene Wolfe

Gene Rodman Wolfe (May 7, 1931 – April 14, 2019) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He was noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as the strong influence of his Catholic faith. He was a prolific short-story writer and novelist and won many science fiction and fantasy literary awards.Wolfe is best known for his Book of the New Sun series (four volumes, 1980–83), the first part of his "Solar Cycle". In 1998, Locus magazine ranked it the third-best fantasy novel published before 1990 based on a poll of subscribers that considered it and several other series as single entries.