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Soldier of the mist

Gene Wolfe

Soldier of the mist

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Published by Tor Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGene Wolfe.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14421942M
    OCLC/WorldCa14573917


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Soldier of the Mist Paperback – October 1, by Gene Wolfe (Author)/5(29). Soldier of the Mist is even better than The Shadow of the Torturer.

It is exquisitely written, around the legends of Greece around the Battle of Plataea and a year or so beyond. Wolfe uses what we know of the legends of the time to build a strange story of memory and gods.4/5. Soldier of the Mist (Latro Book 1) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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A science fiction/ fantasy master presents the story of Latro, an ancient Greek soldier, who has suffered a head wound. Because he cannot remember from day to day, Latro describes events in a scroll. His senses, intensified by his injury, enable him to see many things, including gods circulating among mortals/5(29).

A science fiction/ fantasy master presents the story of Latro, an ancient Greek soldier, who has suffered a head wound. Because he cannot remember Soldier of the mist book day to day, Latro describes events in a scroll.

His senses, intensified by his injury, enable him to see many things, including gods circulating among mortals/5(28). The book is immediate, convincing, invigorating, and entertaining. As a tale of war, there is some violence, but that is not its focus. It is rather a dispatch from a foot soldier caught up in a great tide of history, struggling to survive, understand, and deal with the consequences of battle/5(28).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Soldier of the Mist (Latro Series #1) by Gene Wolfe at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID 4/4(6). `Soldier of the Mist' is the diary of Latro, a soldier of ancient Rome (maybe) who suffered a head wound on the battlefield. Every day when Latro awakens, he has a new case of amnesia.

Not only does he not know who he is, but whatever he learns lasts only one day.5/5(5). BOOK ONE: (Soldier of the Mist, Wikipedia.) Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound in battle resulting in an inability to retain short term memories, but has developed the ability to see and converse with all of the invisible gods, goddesses, ghosts, demons, and werewolves that inhabit the land.

Soldier in the Mist is the story of Latro, a Soldier of the mist book mercenary who fought in Xerxes¿ army during the Persian War of B.C. As a result of being wounded during the battle of Plataea, Latro cannot remember anything for more than sixteen hours or : Tom Doherty Associates.

The first volume of Gene Wolfe's powerful story of Latro, a Roman mercenary who received a head injury that deprived him of his short-term memory. In return it gave him the ability to converse with supernatural creatures, gods and goddesses Author: Gene Wolfe.

Soldier of the Mist (Latro #1) "A marvelously fluent, evocative historical glowing, fascinating intricate work, full of gods and ghosts and magical metamorphoses, set forth in a modern prose that agreeably captures the rhythm and spirit of the period".

In the Book of the New Sun series, Severian has a perfect memory; in Soldier in the Mist, the main character is an Ancient Greek who has no memory at all beyond the present day, so he has to write down important events (which make up the novel)/5(26).

Soldier of the Mist Publication(s) Tor Paperback. First publication by Tor Books (mass market paperback), Award(s) Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel Analysis Summary.

Complete plot summary -- SPOILERS (incomplete) Latro is a Roman mercenary in King Xerxes' army during the Greco-Persian war. Soldier of the Mist. The premise of Wolfe's tantalizing last novel, Free Live Free, is reworked in his new fantasy, the first volume in a new series.

Each features a motley group that forms around. Soldier of Sidon is a fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe. It is the third part of the Soldier (or Latro) series of books, with two preceding novels, Soldier of the Mist () and Soldier of Arete ().

Soldier of Sidon continues the adventures of the Soldier series's protagonist, Latro, in Egypt at the time of the Achaemenid Empire. Plot Author: Gene Wolfe. Soldier of Arete is a fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, published by Tor Books.

The novel is a sequel to Soldier of the Mist. Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of the Arete have been collected as Latro in the : Gene Wolfe.

Soldier of the Mist (Latro #1) "A marvelously fluent, evocative historical glowing, fascinating intricate work, full of gods and ghosts and magical metamorphoses, set forth in a modern prose that agreeably captures the rhythm and spirit of the period"Kirkus Reviews.

Editions for Soldier of the Mist: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ). In Soldier of the Mist the familiarity of the setting prevents this being disorientating; it is also consistent with the premise.

The fantastic and magical elements are skillfully managed, with suspension of disbelief never in doubt, and the result is an unusual and effective blend of fantasy and history — one more convincing in its feel for. Summary: Soldier of the Mist. Foreword. The Foreword describes how the proceeding story is a translation of papyrus scrolls found in a corner of the British Museum.

After detailing the chain of ownership of the scrolls, the discussion turns to the problems with translation. Someone takes his scroll book, but the serpent woman retrieves it. In his foreword to Latro in the Mist, which pairs Gene Wolfe's acclaimed historical fantasies Soldier of the Mist () and Soldier of Arete (), Wolfe reveals that.

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Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe is a novel about Latro, a mercenary who receives a head injury from a battle.

He was injured while fighting the Greek Confederacy and his fellow compatriots left. Soldier of the Mist is a Historical Fantasy novel by Gene Wolfe.A prologue claims the story is the translated version of an ancient scroll written (mostly) by a man called Latro, a Roman mercenary trapped in Ancient Greece after the defeat of Xerxes's Persian army at the Battle of Platea.

In the battle, Latro suffered a nasty head wound, which now causes him to forget everything from the. Soldier of the mist. This book is dedicated-with the greatest respect and affection to Herodotos of Halicarnassos.

First there was a struggle at the barricade of shields; then, the barricade down, a bitter and protracted fight, hand to hand, at the temple of Demeter - Herodotos.

Although this book is fiction, it is based on actual events of. A marvelously fluent, evocative historical, and first of a series, from the well-known author of such science fiction/fantasy novels as Free Live Free ().

In B.C. the combined forces of Thought (Athens) and Rope (Sparta) have defeated the invading Persians under Mardonius. Latro, a Latin-speaking mercenary with the Persian army (he also knows Greek and tends to.

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The closure of San Antonio Public Library locations has been extended through Ap to limit the spread of COVID Gene Wolfe () was the Nebula Award-winning author of The Book of the New Sun tetralogy in the Solar Cycle, as well as the World Fantasy Award winners The Shadow of the Torturer and Soldier of Sidon.

Soldier of the mist. [Gene Wolfe; Carol Russo] Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound in battle but has developed the ability to see and converse with all of the invisible gods.

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