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Shadow of the Torturer, the (1980) [Novel]
by Gene Wolfe Rating: Weighted - 8.1 / Average - 8.1 of 10 (32 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Urth: Book of the New Sun
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

The Earth is old and the sun is dying. In the great Citadel of the City Imperishable, Severian, apprentice to the torturers' guild, betrays his oath. Exiled, Severian begins his phantasmagoric odyssey through the dark and perilous world of the deep, distant future.

Original title: The Shadow of the Torturer
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySword and Sorcery
FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsEnd Times

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Shadow and Claw (1994) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Gene Wolfe

Edition #1: Shadow of the Torturer, the

Shadow of the Torturer, the (1980)
Awards: World Fantasy Award: Novel (1981)
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Language: English

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Shadow of the Torturer, the (1981)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 0099263203
Pages: 303

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