At the Point of Capricorn


  • First publication
    • At the Point of Capricorn, Gene Wolfe, 1983. Printed by hand at Cheap Street, New Castle, VA.
  • Wolfe collection(s)
  • Other publication(s)
    • Weird Tales, Spring 1988.


"All the world comes here to the end of the world to hear my stories," said the old woman by the fire. And it seems to be true, as people from all times came to discuss the winter solstice.


  • Wolfe apparently doesn't take kindly to linguists who say "bonfire" comes from "bone fire."

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