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On Wings of Magic (Witch World Series 3: The Turning #3)

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Contains the stories "We the Women" and "Falcon Magic."
Struggling with the decimation of their witch guardians when an invasion by Pagar of Karsten threatens their home world, the people of Estcarp find their only hope for survival in a young scribe who challenges the evil Hounds of Alizon.
Mass Market Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 15th 1995 by Tor Books (first published December 1st 1993)
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Derek
The first novella, We, the Women, is just incredibly, incredibly, bad. I know Norton wasn't really involved in the Witch World, The Turning series, but I cannot imagine how she could permit her name to be attached to this.

We have a village of Falconer women, at the time of the Turning, caring for a group of exiles (presumably from Karsten, except that that appears to be geographically impossible) and finding themselves completely incapable of understanding the gender dynamics of a patriarchal
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Valerie
I'm still debating whether to file this under 'O' (for 'On'), or 'W' (for 'Wings'). This isn't technically part of the trilogy it's shoehorned into, because it's actually chronologically previous to The Magestone. Also, there seems to be some arbitrariness in the matter of where to place books in 'trilogies'.

This actually consists of two (mostly independent) stories, with bits of other stories interlarded. The 1st half is a story of how a village of Falconer women deal with refugees. The second
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Gail Morris
May 22, 2015 Gail Morris rated it it was amazing
this tale is good background for some of the peoples that inhabit Witch World.
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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" ...more
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