Publication Date: 10/11/2016 ISBN: 9781473216495 Category:

The Book Of The New Sun: Volume 1

Gene Wolfe

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication Date: 10/11/2016 ISBN: 9781473216495 Category:
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An extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, in the time of a dying sun, when our present culture is no longer even a memory.

Severian, a torturer’s apprentice, is exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his prisoners. Ordered to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner’s sword, Terminus Est, Severian must make his way across the perilous, ruined landscape of this far-future Urth. But is his finding of the mystical gem, the Claw of the Conciliator, merely an accident, or does Fate have a grander plans for Severian the torturer . . . ?

This edition contains the first two volumes of this four volume novel, The Shadow of the Torturer and The Claw of the Conciliator.

Publisher Review

One of the great science fantasy epics of all time - George R.R. Martin A masterpiece. Totally original, new, incomparable; the beginning of something great. - Ursula Le Guin The first two volumes of one of the greatest novels ever written - Kim Stanley Robinson

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