(urth) Sorcerer's House Comment

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 13:44:24 PDT 2012

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Fred Kiesche <godelescherbach at gmail.com> wrote:
> “The Sorcerer’s House,” by Gene Wolfe, amazed me. It was such a cunning
> book, and it went so deep. A foxy fantasy about a house that grows, with
> chapters that are the Greater Trumps of a tarot deck.

Hm, we didn't think it was very deep - Bax was indeed the evil twin
who by the end murders his brother and usurps his wife and
possessions, just like Emlyn was the evil twin and Ieyuan
misunderstood. Maybe we missed something by not looking at the Greater


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