The Warding of Witch World (Witch World Series 4: Secrets of the Witch World, #3)
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The Warding of Witch World (Witch World Series 4: Secrets of the Witch World #3)

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During the past three decades, millions of readers have thrilled as master storyteller Andre Norton and her collaborators have woven the immense, vibrant, and living tapestry of Witch World -- that realm of untamed magic and limitless adventure, where witches make mountains dance, and sorcerous gates draw forces of good and evil from other universes. But never before has W...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published 1997 by Warner
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Wow, Andre hauled out all the old stories and characters from Estcarp, Escore, the Dales, High Hallack, and Arvon for this book. It's really like three individual shorter stories with a framework to hold them all together.

Am also going to have to go back and read the first two books of the Secrets of the WW. I know I real the one with the Alizonder, but it appears to me I may have missed The Key of the Keplian. Maybe. I'm not sure. Frankly, there are like thirty books in the series, including do...more
As with many epitome books, this book (which was intended to be the final book in the series, but people just went back to earlier eras, instead) has many threads, joining together people from many earlier stories. These people join together in a frankly dubious quest--to close all Gates throughout the Witch World. Why? Granted, a lot of unwelcome people who have wrought harm have come through the Gates, but so have the majority of ordinary citizens. Further, much of the harm was wrought by nati...more
Mumbling of Witch World.
I love that this one took all my favorite parts and made one book of them. Andre Norton is my all time favorite SciFi autohors.
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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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