A Cabin on the Coast


  • First publication
    • Zu den Sternen, ed. Peter Wilfert, 1981 (originally published in German)
  • Wolfe collection(s)
  • Other anthologies
    • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1984
    • The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Second Annual Collection, 1985
    • Nebula Awards 20, ed. George Zebrowski, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1985
    • The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories: 11, ed. Arthur W. Saha, DAW 1985
    • Little People!, 1991
    • Modern Classics of Fantasy, 1996
    • Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction, 2005

Wolfe's comments from the Introduction to Endangered Species

"Knowing, as you do, what it is to love and to lose love, you may appreciate A Cabin on the Coast."


Detailed Summary -- SPOILERS


Unresolved Questions

  • Little Tim is a seventh son (although there are 2 sisters in between him and his brothers) of a seventh son (Big Tim). Does it mean anything?

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