The Sandman: Fables and Reflections - Introduction Summary & Analysis

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Introduction Summary

The introduction to the book is placed between chapters one and two in the book. It is written by author Gene Wolfe.

Wolfe is a science fiction novelist and short story writer. He wrote the four volume BOOK OF THE NEW SUN, PEACE, THE FIFTH HEAD OF CERBERUS, SOLDIER OF ARETA, PANDORA by Holly Hollander and Castleview. Wolfe has won several writing awards, including the British Fantasy Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, the Prix Apollo, the British Science Fiction Award, the Chicago Foundation for Literature Award and two World Fantasy Awards.

Wolfe gives some valuable information in his introduction, especially to the reader who has not been a long time follower of DC Comics or its Vertigo comic series. Several of the characters are briefly discussed under the header, "Some of the People You'll Meet."

In "The Song of Orpheus," Wolfe explains that several characters...

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