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Shadow & Claw Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, & mobile, claw download, Shadow & pdf, Shadow & ClawShadow & Claw KindleThe Shadow of the Torturer is the tale of young Severian, an apprentice in the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession showing mercy Shadow & PDF/EPUB or toward his victim The Claw of the Conciliator continues the saga of Severian, banished from his home, as he undertakes a mythic quest to discover the awesome power of an ancient relic, and learn the truth about his hidden destiny The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe s most remarkable work, hailed as a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis by Publishers Weekly, and one of the most ambitious works of speculative fiction in the twentieth century by The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Shadow Claw brings together the first two books of the tetralogy in one volume.


About the Author: Gene Wolfe

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  1. J.G. Keely J.G. Keely says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleWolfe has an almost legendary status amongst fellow authors Gaiman called him a ferocious intellect , Swanwick said he s the greatest writer in the English language alive today , and Disch called this series a tetralogy of couth, intelligence, and suavity.You can rarely trust the popular market to single out good authors, but you d think it might be safe to listen to the opinions of other writers especially an assemblage of Nebula and Hugo winners in their own right I will give his fans one concession Wolfe is an author who defies expectations Unfortunately, I was expecting him to be remarkable and interesting.This book had been sitting on my shelf for months, along with other highly praised works I ve been looking forward to, but I bade my time, waiting for the mood to strike Few live up to their reputation, but most at least deliver part of the promise.I would exp


  2. Bess Bess says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleUpdate 5 26 finally finished Man, this is an intense book I was tempted to give up on it at various points because it s so thoroughly dick lit I mean, the hero carries around a sword that he unsheathes, oils, and re sheaths routinely throughout his travels, and he sleeps with nearly every woman he encounters, but usually in the most patronizing way imaginable there s actually an extremely painful, cringeworthy attempt at some sort of epiphanic look into the male psyche, wherein it is brought to the reader s attention that men don t only want the hot chicks They don t discriminate They want the not so hot chicks, too Preferably simultaneously all of which would be fine, if the whole thing weren t trying desperately to be something much less transparent than that Parts of this were delightfully magical actually, most of it was, imagery wise It s definitely a pleasure to feel like you ve tapped into the mind of someone on a really good, permanent acid trip But I think I need to go b


  3. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleThe Shadow of the Torturer Apprentice torturer Severian shows mercy for an imprisoned woman and helps her commit suicide rather than endure weeks of torture For his crimes, Severian is sentenced to travel too the village of Thrax and take up the post of carnifex Will Sev


  4. BlackOxford BlackOxford says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleFantastic ConjunctivitisWolfe is most often compared to Tolkien and Lewis However this is regurgitation of marketing hype There is little in terms of style or symbology to link Wolfe with either Aside from the genre of fantasy and a clear talent for creative world building, Wolfe dwells in a very different universe, a universe not all that dissimilar from Mervyn Peake s Gormenghast trilogy The physical environment of Wolfe s city of Nessus could easily fit into Peake s Gormenghast Castle and vice versa A vast, half ruined, place, unknown except locally to its inhabitants A gothic labyrinth that harbours all manner of surprises and threats.Both sets of works play off a background of ancient but incomprehensible tradition that establishes the rigid conditions from which the protagonist must escape Unlike Severian, Titus knows his forebears, but this difference makes no difference to the comprehensive social discipline and constraint applied to both o


  5. Lepton Lepton says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleGene Wolfe is not a misgynist Before all the sensitive types start in on Gene Wolfe s treatment of women in Shadow and Claw, I thought I would head off such criticisms by exploring women s freedom in Wolfe s Urth.On Urth, women are 1 Permitted to learn to read There are actually a number of women


  6. Agnieszka Agnieszka says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleMy three favorite novels in the world are Dune by Frank Herbert, The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco, and The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe I bet that many of you have read, and many have heard of, the first two, but I wonder how many have read the last The Book of the New Sun is less accessible than The Name of the Rose and


  7. Rob Rob says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw Kindleupdate 12 2 2015 On this, my first re reading, I m stopping with Shadow of the Torturer in a for now kind of moment There are some other things I d like to read as 2015 winds down Not sure if I enjoyed the story or about the same this time around Certainly not less original review My first pass through Gene Wolfe s Shadow of the Torturer Claw of the Conciliator was summed up with a status update I made about two thirds of the way through Flashes of brilliance between swaths of tedium.I did not dislike the book, and I expect to re read it and enjoy it even some day but it did not strike me thus Not on this first reading.Aerin said it well Reading these books is like trying to watch a foreign movie without subtitles from two miles away with a crappy set of binoculars, and the audio coming over a fuzzy radio frequency, mixed with three other s


  8. Lindsay Lindsay says:

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  10. Erik Erik says:

    Shadow & Claw MOBI ½ Shadow & PDF/EPUB or shadow free, amp mobile, claw download, Shadow amp pdf, Shadow amp ClawShadow amp Claw KindleThe book s cover offers a blurb from Neil Gaiman The best SF novel of the last century Yeah, okay Neil, I thought to myself I bet you say that to all the pretty books.Then I read the book And he was right At least, right if you define best as none better rather than better than all Book of the New Sun belongs in a class of its own If there s anything to compare it with, I haven t read it.With this quartet, Gene Wolfe did for speculative literature what Raymond Chandler did to detective fiction back in the 50s He raised it above its humble genre trappings Chandler opened my eyes to a new type of writing Prior to cracking open the pages of The Long Goodbye, I perceived literature as a dichotomy entertaining genre trash and high falutin Literary tomes The former focuses on the what while the latter focu


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