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An evil guest

by Gene Wolfe

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Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actresses,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A tale set a century into the future finds an actress confronting ancient and supernatural forces while struggling to choose between her two lovers, a sorcerer private detective who launches her career and a mysterious man of wealth who appears with her in a play.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGene Wolfe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.O52 E95 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24770674M
    ISBN 100765321335
    ISBN 109780765321336
    LC Control Number2008028716
    OCLC/WorldCa213301012

    Near the conclusion of An Evil Guest, a character of no particular importance to the plot rather nicely sums up something central to understanding the story and the world in which it is set.   ‎This book is about a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the thriller leads the reader down countless ‘dead’ ends before revealing the identity of the guilty :

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Le Fanu’s inimitable style continues with The Evil Guest, a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the thriller leads the reader down countless ‘dead’ ends before revealing the identity of the guilty party.

    Le Fanu’s inimitable style continues with The Evil Guest, a murder mystery fraught with dark imagery and mysterious characters. An unwanted guest visiting a dreary and isolated home is murdered; the thriller leads the reader down countless ‘dead’ ends before revealing the identity of the guilty party/5(53). Set a hundred years in the future, An Evil Guest is the story of an actress who becomes the lover of both a mysterious private detective and an even more mysterious and powerful rich man, a man who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there. Her loyalties are divided—perhaps she loves them both.


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Set a hundred years in the future, An Evil Guest is a story of an actress who becomes the lover of both a mysterious sorcerer and private detective, and an even more mysterious and powerful rich man, who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there.

Her loyalties are divided--perhaps she loves them both. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - The Evil Guest Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was born on August 28th,at 45 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin, into a Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

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Like Paul Malmont’s recent The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril (), Wolfe’s An Evil Guest (note the pure gothic melodrama of the title) draws its strengths and inspiration from the garish era of pulp heroes and villains, as contained in the cheap mass-media magazines of the s and s.

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