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.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by William Desmond, then "harmonized" in 2006 by Patrick Marcel.
French L'ombre du bourreau
1984Translated by Maria de Lourdes Medeiros
Portuguese A Sombra do Torturador
1984Translated by Reinhard Heinz
German Der Schatten des Folterers
1989Translated by Luis Domènech and Rubén Masera
Spanish La sombra del torturador
1989Translated by Annemarie van Ewyck
Dutch De Schaduw van de Folteraar
1997 Italian L'ombra del Torturatore
2006Translated by Gábor Tamás, 2006
Hungarian
A kínvallató árnya?A kinvallato arnya

Publications

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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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-03-00 Gene Wolfe Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98738-3 £7.95 303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-05-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.60 303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1981-06-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.60 303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1983-00-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £1.95 303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1983-01-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape Books / SFBC 4946 $5.98 276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
A Sombra do Torturador 1984-00-00 Gene Wolfe Publicações Europa-América (Nébula #5)     279
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
L'ombre du bourreau 1985-04-00 Gene Wolfe Denoël (Présence du Futur #321) 2-207-30321-7   350
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1985-05-00 Gene Wolfe Timescape Books / SFBC 04946   276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1986-11-00 Gene Wolfe Arrow Books 0-09-926320-3 £2.50 303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
La sombra del torturador 1989-00-00 Gene Wolfe Minotauro 84-450-7096-7   346
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Johnson  
De Schaduw van de Folteraar 1989-04-00 Gene Wolfe Meulenhoff (M=SF #264) 90-290-4341-5   286
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Peter A. Jones Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 1991-02-00 Gene Wolfe Legend 0-09-926320-3 £3.99 303
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephen Bradbury  
Shadow and Claw 1994-11-00 Gene Wolfe Orb 0-312-89017-6 $14.95 413
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Jim Burns  
A kínvallató árnya?A kinvallato arnya
2006-00-00 Gene Wolfe
Delta Vision Kiadó?Delta Vision Kiado
963-7041-91-5 Ft 2350 323
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Guillaume Sorel Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 2007-00-00 Gene Wolfe Centipede Press   $225.00 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Severian of the Guild 2007-10-00 Gene Wolfe Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08130-7 £14.99 905
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Bob Hollingsworth Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer 2011-09-29 Gene Wolfe Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11415-9 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Laura Brett Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-54066-1 $3.50 262
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-45070-0 $2.75 262
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
The Shadow of the Torturer date unknown Gene Wolfe Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-46398-5 $2.95 262
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Don Maitz Checkmark
Shadow & Claw date unknown Gene Wolfe Orb 978-0-312-89017-9 $15.95 413
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Don Maitz Checkmark
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