The Sword of the Lictor (Book of the New Sun Series #3)

The Sword of the Lictor (Book of the New Sun Series #3)

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The Sword of the Lictor is the third volume in Wolfe's remarkable epic, chronicling the odyssey of the wandering pilgrim called Severian, driven by a powerful and unfathomable destiny, as he carries out a dark mission far from his home.

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ISBN-13: 9781522687832
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 07/26/2016
Series: Book of the New Sun Series , #3

About the Author

Gene Rodman Wolfe (1931-2019) was a former engineer turned prolific short-story writer and novelist who won multiple science fiction and fantasy literary awards, including the SFWA's prestigious Grand Master award in 2012. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as for the strong influence of his Catholic faith. Wolfe is most famous for The Book of the New Sun (a four-book series), the first part of his eon-spanning Solar Cycle. Other popular works include his Wizard-Knight duology and The Fifth Head of Cerberus.

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The Sword of the Lictor (Book of the New Sun Series #3) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Karlstar on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I can't quite rate this one as high as the previous two books in the series. Its still good, but at this point, it really starts to wander, and at times can get quite confusing.