The Shadow of the Torturer
|Series:||Volume 1 of The Book of the New Sun|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster|
The 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 toward his victim.
Ursula K. Le Guin said, “Magic stuff…a masterpiece…the best science fiction I’ve read in years!”