Perhaps the Most Important Catholic Writer who you’ve never heard of…

And his name is not Walter Percy or Walker Miller – or even this guy’s name – but it could be



  1. i tried both Soldier of the Mist and Shadow of the Torturer, but wasn’t able to finish either of them. I was a big fan of Jack Vance’s Dying Earth books, which are in the same vein, supposedly, but the Wolfe books just seemed to drag on and on. Both authors have a cruel streak, I think, and if there’s something Catholic about Wolfe’s books, I missed it. Maybe I’ll give it another try.

    • I’ve never read him at all. I just thought it interesting that he represented a sort of delta factor of the Percy-Miller-Melville complex.


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