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Shadow and Claw

(1994)
(A book in the Urth : Book of the New Sun series)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
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 wondrous ways, in a time when our present culture is no longer even a memory. Severian, the central character, is a torturer, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his victims, and journeying to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est. This edition contains the first two volumes of this four volume novel, The Shadow of the Torturer and The Claw of the Conciliator

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Paperback Editions

1811 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book Of The New Sun: Volume 1: Shadow and Claw (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 1-4732-1649-4 / 978-1-4732-1649-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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March 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book Of The New Sun: Volume 1: Shadow and Claw (Fantasy Masterworks): Shadow and Claw Vol 1
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 1-85798-977-5 / 978-1-85798-977-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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October 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun'
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0-312-89017-6 / 978-0-312-89017-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orb Books
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Kindle Editions

October 1994 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun'
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
Publisher: Orb Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA