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The sword of the Lictor

Gene Wolfe

The sword of the Lictor

science fiction

by Gene Wolfe

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gene Wolfe.
SeriesThe Book of the new sun -- v.3
The Physical Object
Pagination302p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21234257M
ISBN 100283988606
OCLC/WorldCa59791407

The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim called Severian, driven by a powerful and unfathomable destiny, as he carries out a dark mission far from his home.. Gene Wolfe's "The Book of the New Sun" is one of speculative fiction's most-honored series. In a poll, Locus Magazine rated the series behind only "The. The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe, , Timescape Books, Distributed by Simon and Schuster edition, in EnglishPages:

The Sword Of The Lictor () About book: ORIGINALLY POSTED AT Fantasy Wolfe’s The Sword of the Lictor essentially contains no plot, but it’s the best plotless book I’ve ever read. It’s one of the best books I’ve ever read, period. I loved every moment of it! (I read this on audio; Audible Frontiers' audio version, read by Jonathan Davis, is exceptional.)This third /5(4). The Sword of the Lictor finds Severian arrived in Thrax performing his duties until he doesn’t kill someone for the city’s Archon and runs for the hill Sword & Citadel by Gene Wolfe is the omnibus collection of the last two volumes of The Book of the New Sun tetralogy, The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch, following the /5().

The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe. Pocket Books, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket.   This discounted Gene Wolfe ebundle includes: The Shadow of the Torturer, The Claw of the Conciliator, The Sword of the Lictor, The Citadel of the Autarch, The Urth of the New Sun “Magic stuff a masterpiece the best science fiction I've read in years!” —Ursula K. Le Guin The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe’s most remarkable work, hailed as “a masterpiece Format: NOOK Book (Ebook).


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Gene Wolfe had originally intended the story to be a 40,word novella called "The Feast of Saint Catherine", meant to be. The Sword of the Lictor (The Book of the New Sun #3) Beneath the dying sun the disgraced torturer, Severian, at last comes to his place of exile - Thrax, the City of Windowless Rooms.

But Severian's journeying is not ended, and high in the Earth's ancient mountains he draws closer to his destiny. 'The Sword of the Lictor' is volume three of Gene Wolfe's 'Book of the New Sun', so you probably don't want to read this one first.

We follow the further adventures of Severian as he reaches the city of Thrax to take up his duties as Lictor/5(2).

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. Its four volumes have won the World Fantasy, British Fantasy, BSFA, Nebula and John W.

Campbell Memorial Awards. /5(9). 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.

Sword & Citadel brings together the final two books of the tetralogy in one volume: The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

The Sword of the Lictor (The Book of the New Sun, #3) Published January 12th by Audible Studios Audible Audio Edition, Audible Audio. 'The Sword of the Lictor' is volume three of Gene Wolfe's 'Book of the New Sun', so you probably don't want to read this one first. We follow the further adventures of Severian as he reaches the city of Thrax to take up his duties as Lictor/5(14).

The shortest book in the series (only pages in the Kindle edition), The Sword of the Lictor begins with Severian and Dorcas together in a room in. The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim called Severian, driven by a powerful and unfathomable destiny, as he carries out a dark mission far from his home.

By the beginning of The Sword of the Lictor (), the third novel in Gene Wolfe's unique science fiction masterpiece, Dorcas and Severian have finally reached Thrax, City of Windowless Rooms, where Severian has become the "master of chains," the lictor of the Vincula, the prison shaft bored into the side of the mountain, along both sides of /5(5).

The Sword of the Lictor (The Book of the New Sun #3) Previous Chapter Next Chapter. 1, When I had first come to realize, as a boy, that the green circle of the moon was in fact a sort of island hung in the sky, whose color derived from forests, now immemorially old, planted in the earliest days of the race of Man, I had formed an.

The Sword of the Lictor, Part 3: Weaponless in the Wilderness His journey continues in this last section of the book, taking him very far—this time accompanied by a. Get this from a library! The sword of the lictor. [Gene Wolfe] -- Severian, the disgraced apprentice torturer, has reached his place of exile - Thrax, the city of Windowless Rooms, where he must take up his post as Lictor, executioner and torturer.

However, he.In the first chapter of The Citadel of the Autarch (), Severian, no longer a lictor, is walking without career, sword, or companion towards the war.

The perpetual conflict between the Ascians and his Commonwealth has been lurking off-stage in the first three of his books, but here we learn with Severian that "War is not a new experience; it /5().The Sword of the Lictor: Urth: Book of the New Sun Book 3 (Gateway Essentials) Kindle Edition by Gene Wolfe (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gene Wolfe Page.

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