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(At one point, an important character has been kidnapped, and Skip and various ship personnel stand around with a minor character discussing how the cruise line will provide restitution.) And yet the center of the book is so good that it will likely be enough for most readers, and most Wolfe fans.Feb 24 2011 | Read Full Review of Home Fires
Chelle returns to recuperate from severe injuries, after months of service, still a young woman but not necessarily the same person—while Skip is in his forties and a wealthy businessman, but eager for her return.
Still in love (somewhat to his surprise and delight), they go on a Caribbean...
Fast forward to the start of Home Fires, the latest novel by all-round genius Gene Wolfe: Skip is indeed a rich, successful partner in his law firm, and Chelle returns to Earth, still young and beautiful but physically and mentally affected by war’s traumatic experiences.Feb 17 2011 | Read Full Review of Home Fires
It is obvious that time has changed Skip and war has changed Chelle, so Skip decides they should go on a long cruise and get to know each other again.Apr 20 2011 | Read Full Review of Home Fires
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