Title: The Shadow of the Torturer

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Title: The Shadow of the Torturer Title Record # 1243
Author: Gene Wolfe
Date: 1980-05-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Book of The New Sun
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: WorldCat: The Earth is old and the sun is dying. In the great Citadel of the City Imperishable, Severian - apprentice to the torturer's guild - betrays his oath. Exiled, he begins his phantasmagoric odyssey through the perilous world of the deep, distant future.
User Rating: 8.53 (19 votes) Including variants and translations: 8.50 (20 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: far future (2), 2-award-winner (1), list NPR Top100 (2011) (1), science fiction (1), fantasy (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1981 French L'ombre du bourreau
1984 Portuguese A Sombra do Torturador
1984 German Der Schatten des Folterers
1989 Dutch De Schaduw van de Folteraar
1997 Italian L'ombra del Torturatore
2006 Hungarian A kínvallató árnyaQuestion mark

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Shadow of the Torturer 1980-05-00 Gene Wolfe Simon & Schuster 0-671-25325-5 $11.95 303 hc novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-03-00 Gene Wolfe Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98738-3 £7.95 303 hc novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-05-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-82825-8 $2.50 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-05-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.60 303 pb novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-05-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-82825-8 C$2.95 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-06-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.60 303 pb novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1982-10-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-46398-5 $2.95 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1983-00-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.95 303 pb novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Book of the New Sun, Vols. I & II 1983-00-00 Gene Wolfe Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-99029-5 £9.95 607 hc omni Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1983-01-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape Books / SFBC #4946 $5.98 276 hc novel Don Maitz Checkmark
A Sombra do Torturador 1984-00-00 Gene Wolfe Publicações Europa-América (Nébula #5)     279 tp novel Tim White  
Der Schatten des Folterers 1984-04-00 Gene Wolfe Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4063) 3-453-31008-X DM 7.80 350 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
L'ombre du bourreau 1985-04-00 Gene Wolfe Denoël (Présence du Futur #321) 2-207-30321-7   350 pb novel Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1985-05-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape Books / SFBC #04946   276 hc novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1986-11-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £2.50 303 pb novel Peter Andrew Jones Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1987-00-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £2.95 303 pb novel Peter Andrew Jones Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1989-00-00 Gene Wolfe The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     303 hc novel Checkmark
De Schaduw van de Folteraar 1989-04-00 Gene Wolfe Meulenhoff (M=SF #264) 90-290-4341-5   286 tp novel Peter A. Jones Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1991-02-00 Gene Wolfe Legend 0-09-926320-3 £3.99 303 pb novel Stephen Bradbury  
Shadow and Claw 1994-11-00 Gene Wolfe Orb 0-312-89017-6 $14.95 413 tp omni Don Maitz  
L'ombra del Torturatore 1997-03-00 Gene Wolfe Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #81) 88-429-0955-6 22,000 Lit 258 tp novel Bruce Pennington  
The Book of the New Sun 1998-06-00 Gene Wolfe Science Fiction Book Club 1-56865-807-9 $15.98 950 hc omni Don Maitz Checkmark
The Book of the New Sun Volume 1: Shadow and Claw 2000-00-00 Gene Wolfe Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #1) 1-85798-977-5 £7.99 603 tp omni Jim Burns Checkmark
The Book of the New Sun Volume 1: Shadow and Claw 2000-03-00 Gene Wolfe Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #1) 1-85798-977-5 £7.99 603 pb omni Jim Burns Checkmark
The Book of the New Sun Volume 1: Shadow and Claw 2001-00-00 Gene Wolfe Gollancz (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #1) 1-85798-977-5 £7.99 603 tp omni Jim Burns  
A kínvallató árnyaQuestion mark 2006-00-00 Gene Wolfe Delta Vision KiadóQuestion mark 963-7041-91-5 Ft 2350 323 pb novel Vass Richárd Checkmark
L'ombre du bourreau: L'intégrale 1/2 2006-06-00 Gene Wolfe Denoël (Lunes d'encre) 2-207-25634-0 €33.00 1097 tp omni Guillaume Sorel Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 2007-00-00 Gene Wolfe Centipede Press   $225.00 254 hc novel  
Severian of the Guild 2007-10-00 Gene Wolfe Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08130-7 £14.99 905 tp omni Chris Moore  
The Book of the New Sun: Shadow and Claw 2011-09-01 Gene Wolfe Gollancz (Gollancz 50) 978-0-575-11673-3 £8.99 603 hc omni Bob Hollingsworth Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 2011-09-29 Gene Wolfe Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11415-9 £4.99   ebook novel  
The Book Of the New Sun Vol 1: Shadow and Claw 2015-03-12 Gene Wolfe Gollancz (Fantasy Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-1197-1 £10.99 608 tp omni  
The Book of the New Sun: Volume 1: Shadow and Claw 2016-11-10 Gene Wolfe Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-1649-5 £12.99 603 tp omni Laura Brett Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-54066-1 $3.50 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-45070-0 $2.75 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-46398-5 $2.95 262 pb novel Don Maitz Checkmark
Shadow & Claw date unknown Gene Wolfe Orb 978-0-312-89017-9 $15.95 413 tp omni Don Maitz Checkmark
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