The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories

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The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories
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First edition
Author Gene Wolfe
Cover artist Don Maitz
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction and fantasy short stories
Publisher Pocket Books
Publication date
1980
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)

The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories is a short story collection by American science fiction author Gene Wolfe.[1]

The title story of the collection is The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories, which recounts the fantasies of a dreamy young boy who is reading a lurid pulp science fiction novel modeled after The Island of Doctor Moreau.[1] The collection also includes The Death of Dr. Island and The Doctor of Death Island. Also included are The Eyeflash Miracles and Seven American Nights, two stories which were nominated for Nebulas. Among the remaining stories were Tracking Song, Alien Stones, The Hero as Werwolf [sic], Feather Tigers, and The Toy Theater.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joan Gordon (1986). Gene Wolfe. Wildside Press. ISBN 978-0-89370-956-3. Retrieved 2011-12-20.