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The Book of The New Sun : Shadow and claw

£19.99

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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.

This is the 2011 'Gollancz 50' hardback edition of the classic, published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Gollancz imprint, and selected as one of ten based on a reader vote. It features the iconic yellow cover, and a new foreword from successful modern science fiction writer Alastair Reynolds.

It is in excellent condition, there are some marks on the back of the cover and slight creasing at the bottom of the spine.

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Author(s):
Gene Wolfe
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575116730
ISBN-13:
9780575116733
Publisher:
Gollancz
Title:
The Book of the New Sun : Shadow and Claw

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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.

This is the 2011 'Gollancz 50' hardback edition of the classic, published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Gollancz imprint, and selected as one of ten based on a reader vote. It features the iconic yellow cover, and a new foreword from successful modern science fiction writer Alastair Reynolds.

It is in excellent condition, there are some marks on the back of the cover and slight creasing at the bottom of the spine.

Author(s):
Gene Wolfe
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575116730
ISBN-13:
9780575116733
Publisher:
Gollancz
Title:
The Book of the New Sun : Shadow and Claw

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