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The Soldier of the Mist

(1986)
(The first book in the Soldier of the Mist series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
World Fantasy Best Novel (nominee)
In times long past the gods still walked the Earth, and nowhere more so than amid the glory that was ancient Greece. It is 479 B.C. Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound that has robbed him of his companions, of his past and above all of his ability to remember from day to day. His is a constant struggle to exist in an eternal present, aided only by a written record he attempts to keep, and must re-read every morning. But in compensation he can see and talk with the gods and their companions, can penetrate at will the veil of the supernatural. Here, then, are the gods and goddesses, the ghosts, demons and werewolves who inhabit the land and affect the lives of others, all unseen. Except by Latro. And therein lies both triumph and danger.

Genre: Fantasy
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Hardback Editions

November 1986 : USA Hardback
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Title: Soldier of the Mist
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0-312-93734-2 / 978-0-312-93734-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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October 1986 : UK Hardback

Title: Soldier of the Mist
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0-575-03928-0 / 978-0-575-03928-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

October 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Soldier of the Mist
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0-8125-5815-4 / 978-0-8125-5815-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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October 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Soldier of the Mist
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 0-7088-8225-0 / 978-0-7088-8225-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Futura Orbit
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Audio Editions

June 1992 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Soldier of the Mist
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
ISBN: 1-56544-016-1 / 978-1-56544-016-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Literate Ear
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Kindle Editions

September 1986 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Soldier of the Mist (Latro)
Author(s): Gene Wolfe
Publisher: Tor Books
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