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Witch World: Swords & Spells (Witch World)
by Andre Norton
The best of science fiction and fantasy...Through a Gate on distant Earth, Simon Tregarth had come, to a world where witches rule supreme. In the land of Estcarp - home of the Old Race, peace-loving heirs to archaic knowledge - he drove out invading aliens and became a great and respected leader. But his children, a warrior, a warlock and a witch, fled the witches' rule, a ...more
Hardcover, 482 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Book Club Edition
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Dec 28, 2007 Stacia rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of classic fantasy & sci-fi
I started reading Andre Norton when one of the modern day sci-fi/fantasy authors I currently read cited her as an influence. Her novels are still extremely readable & enjoyable, and I like being able to see where the field of sci-fi/fantasy has come from.
Alice Mary Norton always had an affinity to the humanities. She started writing in her teens, inspired by a charismatic high school teacher. First contacts with the publishing world led her, as many other contemporary female writers targeting a male-dominated market, to choose a literary pseudonym. In 1934 she legally changed her name to Andre Alice. The androgynous Andre doesn't really say "male" ...moreMore about Andre Norton...
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