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Shadow & claw
Title:
Shadow & claw
Author:
ISBN:
9780312890179
Publication Information:
New York : ORB, [1994]
Physical Description:
413 pages ; 21 cm.
General Note (Repeatable):
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Contents:
The shadow of the torturer -- The claw of the conciliator.
Abstract:
The claw of the conciliator: The torturer Severian continues his journey of exile to the city Thrax, carrying with him the ancient executioner's sword and the Claw of the Conciliator, a gem of extraterrestrial power and beauty which no one man is meant to possess.

The shadow of the torturer: In a thoroughly decadent world of the future, Severian the torturer is cast out from the torturer's guild when he falls in love with one of his victims and allows her to die.
Format:
Book