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Gene Wolfe

In a thoroughly decadent world of the future, Severian the torturer is cast out from the torturer's guild when he falls in love with one of his victims and allows her to die

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Gene Wolfe

In a thoroughly decadent world of the future, Severian the torturer is cast out from the torturer's guild when he falls in love with one of his victims and allows her to die

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Gene Wolfe

This discounted ebundle includes: The Shadow of the Torturer, The Claw of the Conciliator, The Sword of the Lictor, The Citadel of the Autarch, The Urth of the New Sun “Magic stuff...a masterpiece...the best science fiction I've read in years!” —Ursula K. Le Guin The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe’s most remarkable work, hailed as “a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis” by Publishers Weekly, and “one of the most ambitious works of speculative fiction in the twentieth century” by The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.Young Severian, an apprentice in the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, has been exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession—showing mercy toward his victim.Tor books by Gene WolfeThe Book of the Long Sun Nightside the Long Sun Lake of the Long Sun Caldé of the Long SunThe Wizard Knight The Knight The WizardOther Novels A Borrowed Man The Fifth Head of Cerberus The Devil in a Forest Peace Free Live Free Latro in the Mist There are Doors Castleview Pandora by Holly Hollander Pirate Freedom An Evil Guest Home Fires The Land AcrossCollections Endangered Species Storeys from the Old Hotel Castle of Days The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories Strange Travelers Innocents Aboard Starwater Strains The Best of Gene WolfeAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Gene Wolfe

Severin was born into the ancient guild sworn to torture and kill on command. His is a story of a time so many millions of ears hence, that all present time is forgotten. It is a tale of a Torturer, fallen victim to love and made to wander through a world where magic and science are one.

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Gene Wolfe

The Shadow of the Torturer is the first volume in the four-volume series, The Book of the New Sun. It is the tale of young Severian, an apprentice in the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, who is exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession -- showing mercy toward his victim. This first volume follows Severian's subsequent journey out of his home city of Nessus. In addition to being unique in style, The Shadow of the Torturer is a gorgeous piece of work: passionate storytelling (heart-wrenching in places), fascinating insights into nature and the human condition, and beautiful prose. Winner: World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (1981) and British Science Fiction Award for Best Novel (1982). Nominee: Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (1981), John W. Campbell Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (1981) and Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (1981). Named to Locus list of "All Time" Best Fantasy Novels (#4).