Urth of the new sun
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Urth of the new sun by Gene Wolfe

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Published by Tor Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Sequel to: The book of the new Sun--Cf. book jacket.

StatementGene Wolfe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.O52 U78 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2409601M
ISBN 10031293033X
LC Control Number87050478

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Jun 01,  · The Urth of the New Sun audiobook, by Gene Wolfe The long awaited audiobook sequel to Gene Wolfe's four-volume classic, The Book of the New Sun. Listeners return to the world of Severian, now the Autarch of Urth, as he leaves the planet on one of the huge spaceships of the alien Hierodules to travel across time and space to face his greatest 5/5. Something (this is one of the Book's many puzzles and mysteries) happened to drive human civilization, and the core of the human population, back to the homeworld (now called Urth), and wounded the Sun. A prophecy tells of a messiah-figure, the New Sun, who will bring a new sun to Urth and restore the vitality of Urth and of the human race. The Book of the New Sun is a science fiction novel by Gene Wolfe. Taking place in a feudal society a million years in the future, it tells the story of Severian, an apprentice of the Torturer's Guild. After falling in love with one of his charges, Severian is exiled from the guild and sent to a. Oct 01,  · THE URTH OF THE NEW SUN is a coda to Gene Wolfe's four-volume masterpiece The Book of the New Sun. It is a work both like and unlike its predecessor, and is essential reading for anyone who appreciated The Book of the New judybwolfman.com URTH OF THE NEW SUN begins with Severian having just completed the second copy of his book while on the Ship of the Hierodules, journeying to Yesod, 5/5(5).

DOWNLOAD NOW» The long awaited sequel to Gene Wolfe's four-volume classic, The Book of the New Sun. We return to the world of Severian, now the Autarch of Urth, as he leaves the planet on one of the huge spaceships of the alien Hierodules to travel across time and space to face his greatest test, to become the legendary New Sun or die. Essential reading for any fan of the four-volume "Book of the New Sun". Severian, now the Autarch of Urth, leaves the planet on the huge spaceship of the Heirodules to travel across space and time to face his greatest test--to become the New Sun or be destroyed/5(7). My personal take is that it's best to see Urth as separate from The Book of the New Sun. When trying to figure things out, I'm always thinking "Is this Urth knowlege or New Sun knowledge" and I try to decide questions about New Sun based exclusively on the first four books. Then what we learn in . The Citadel of the Autarch brings The Book of the New Sun to its harrowing conclusion, as Severian clashes in a final reckoning with the dread Autarch, fulfilling an ancient prophecy that will alter forever the realm known as Urth. Gene Wolfe's "The Book of the New Sun" is .