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The Shadow of the Torturer

The Shadow of the Torturer

(1980)
(The first book in the Urth : Book of the New Sun series)
A novel by

 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award (nominee)
Recently voted the greatest fantasy of all time after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Gene Wolfe's The Book of the New Sun is an extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, on an Earth transformed in mysterious and wonderful ways. Severian is a torturer, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his victims, and now journeying to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est.

Genre: Fantasy
 
Used availability for Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer


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Hardback Editions

January 1980 : UK Hardback
Title: THE Shadow of the Torturer: the Book of the New Sun 1) (Nc) (Sf)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0099678802 / 9780099678809 (UK edition)
Publisher: Legend paperbacks
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March 1981 : UK Hardback
Title: Shadow of the Torturer (The Book of the new sun)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0283987383 / 9780283987380 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd
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May 1980 : USA Hardback
Title: The Shadow of the Torturer (The Book of the New Sun, 1)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0671253255 / 9780671253257 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

March 1983 : USA Paperback
Title: Shadow of the Torturer
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0671540661 / 9780671540661 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books (Mm)
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October 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Shadow of the Torturer (The Book of the New Sun, Vol. 1)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0671463985 / 9780671463984 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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January 1982 : USA Paperback
Title: The Shadow of the Torturer (Timescape)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0671450700 / 9780671450700 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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January 1981 : UK Paperback
Title: Shadow Of The Torturer (The Book of the new sun)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0099263203 / 9780099263203 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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April 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Shadow of the Torturer
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0671828258 / 9780671828257 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Shadow of the Torturer
Author(s): Gene Wolfe

Publisher: Gateway
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