The Castle of the Otter

Gene Wolfe


The sixth and final volume of The Book of the New Sun. The Castle of the Otter is a collection of essays and other non-fiction by Gene Wolfe, related to his Book of the New Sun tetralogy. It takes its title from an incorrect announcement of the final volume in Locus. This volume also includes the following related short stories: “Empires of Foilage and Flower,” “The Old Woman Whose Rolling Pin Is the Sun,” “The Boy Who Hooked the Sun,” “The Cat,” and “The Map.” There is also new artwork and a gallery of some of the best artwork from the previous books in the series. <

edition information

  • Gorgeous full-page, full-color artwork by German artist Alexander Preuss.
  • Slipcase, ribbon marker, head and tail bands, three-piece cloth construction.
  • Original book price: $225.
  • Published September 2016.
  • ISBN 978-1-61347-005-3.