At the beginning of each month, the Tor.com eBook Club gives away a free sci-fi/fantasy ebook to club subscribers.
We’re happy to announce that the pick for March 2017 is Shadow & Claw, a singular volume collecting the first two books of Gene Wolfe’s classic series “The Book of the New Sun,” described by Neil Gaiman as “The best science fiction novel of the last century”!
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:
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. Severian’s story continues in The Claw of the Conciliator, as he journeys north to the city of Thrax.
Note: Please download the ebook before midnight ET on March 13th.
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