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Here are more secrets of The New Sun for readers who seek the true meaning of Severian's quest.
In this companion volume you'll read Wolfe's own explanation of how he named his characters and what the names mean.
Free Live Free, said the newspaper ad, and the out-of-work detective Jim Stubb, the occultist Madame Serpentina, the salesman Ozzie Barnes, and the overweight prostitute Candy Garth are brought together to live for a time in Frees old house, a house scheduled for demolition.
Shadow Claw (Collecting Shadow of the Torturer and Claw of the Conciliator).It's unclear if this is due to knowledge being forgotten, or Urth simply no longer having the resources to support a High Tech culture.The Book of the New Sun, as well as the archaic terminology) and, the Castle of the Otter (a collection of essays by Wolfe himself about various aspects of the series).One reader went carefully through the novels and noticed that every single time Severian mentions his "eidetic" memory he goes on to recall marshall repair service manual 8080 something that's already happened in the novel.Far out from Earth, two sister planets, Saint Anne and Saint Croix, circle each other in an eternal dance.This may have been a protest on Gene Wolfe's part against the novel being Divided for Publication.Mad Scientist : Genius Bruiser Baldanders.The novel's title, Locus claimed, was, the Castle of the Otter.Talos turns out to be Baldanders' homunculus.Unreliable Narrator : Severian is one of the big ones, and it is sometimes lampshaded.Gene Wolfe 's masterpiece set, after the End in a, feudal Future which seems to be, low Fantasy, but is actually science fiction - though this is only subtext during the first four books, becoming overt in the coda.There's also a scene where Severian hears a story which has a definite similarity to that of Theseus, but has no idea of the connection.