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The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe (Uncorrected Proof, SC, F)

The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe (Uncorrected Proof, SC, F)

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Uncorrected Proof

Condition: Fine

A genre-bending masterpiece of estrangement that deconstructs assumptions of narrative closure.

Set in the quasi-medieval, post-technological land of the Urth, a far future version of Earth, The Citadel of the Autarch is the final book in Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun tetralogy (1980-1983). Essentially a single work, the tetralogy strikes a fine balance between fantasy and science fiction, a format that underpins not only the work’s major spiritual and materialist themes, but also its method of estrangement... more

Collectors notes
All available works by Gene Wolfe
Part of the Book of the New Sun series:
The Shadow of the Torturer (1980)
The Claw of the Conciliator (1981)
The Sword of the Lictor (1982)
The Citadel of the Autarch (1983)
The Urth of the New Sun (1987)


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