Free Live Free

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Free Live Free
Author Gene Wolfe
Country USA
Language English
Genre science fiction
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback and paperback)

Free Live Free is a novel by Gene Wolfe that was published in 1984.


Mr. Free has a house which is slated for demolition. He puts an ad in a newspaper advertising free living quarters to anyone who helps him find a mysterious lost object hidden in the house. Four strangers (a mystic, a private eye, a prostitute, and a gypsy) arrive.

Publishing history[edit]

The novel was initially published as a limited edition small press item in 1984, then mass market published in 1985.