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The Andre Norton Megapack

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15 Classic Novels and Short Stories by a Grand Master of Science Fiction!

The People of the Crater (1947 under pseudonym Andrew North)
The Gifts of Asti (1948 under pseudonym Andrew North)
Plague Ship (1956)
Star Born (1957)
All Cats Are Gray (1953 in the August-September Fantastic Universe Science Fiction)
Murders for Sale (1953 written with Grace Allen Hogarth)
The Time Traders
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Kindle Edition, Anthology and Omnibus, 1696 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Wildside Press LLC (first published January 1st 2012)
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Mary Rowe
Mar 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After 50 Years, Andre Norton Still Delivers

An early fan of Andre Norton works, this collection contained some I'd never known existed, to my delight. The stories revisited were as engaging as I remembered at age 12. A further search for more Norton tomes is now underway, and I look forward to reading her Witch World Series in order (which I did not do earlier in life). The only story I found less than satisfying was that of Drew Rennie and the Civil War storyline, but the conclusion of his saga
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Peter Asper
Jun 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a fun collection of stories. I have to admit that I stopped when I got to the end of the science fiction section, but I expect I will get around to reading the historical fiction section someday when I run low on other reading materials. I liked Andre Norton's exploration of alien races most of all since that is an area that is frankly hard to do well in the science fiction genre. The underdog rising to glory was also a fun theme to follow. So if you like underdogs and aliens, take this ...more
Tina Gunther
Apr 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Visiting my childhood

Andre Norton was one of the first scifi authors I discovered. As I read through this anthology, old friends entered my memories for the first time in years. I was glad to see that Andre Norton's tales of the Solar Queen and The Time Traders are still as spell-binding as I remember. The historical novels set during and after the U.S. Civil War were definitely stories from early in her career. The plot lines were interesting, but the execution of them seemed to go on and on a
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Susan Otto
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic Megapack of Syfy stories

This megapack includes a wide variety of sci-fi story. Each one is uniquely different from the other, some are even sequel to other stories that is an integral part of Andre Norton world.

Highly recommended to show a wide variety of sci-fi stories that I'm worth reading.

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Gerald Blaes
Dec 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very good reading

I have enjoyed Andre Norton's books since I was a teenager.
I never knew that she also wrote Historical fiction which is my second reading choice.
In this megapack I was able to get both in one book. Good job!
Redlane65
Jun 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Andre is versatile

I was not aware that Andre wrote anything but Science Fiction. This isn't her best stuff in my opinion, but if you like her, then it is worth it.
Mick Kelly
Aug 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
I'm going to write a review, even though I'm only part-way through this - i.e. I've read 5 novels out of the 15 it contains!

This book is pure nostalgia for me. When I was between the ages of 12 and 15 (1963 - 1966), I would wonder up Brunswick Street in Liverpool and look in the 3 or 4 second-hand book shops there. Most of the street is now demolished in favour of easier access to the motorway and, anyway, the notion of 3 or 4 bookshops being viable in the same road?

The shops used to have larg
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tony walker
Sep 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Old school

Classics indeed. How to even rate and review this? Mostly good, if dated, and many more great read than lesser reads. Took me two-week period to get through though, it's like two thousand pages!!!!!!!
Kelvin Clements
Jul 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: a_norton
This is a wonderful collect of books, some I have read before and some I haven't. The last four books are historical, This I found slightly harder to read although once I got into them they were fine.
Michael Potter
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Love her books

Grew up on her books.
Love how simple her writing was, yet can create such vivid words
Truly a grandmaster
herb gonzalez
Apr 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Nice variety

A great mixture of sifi,western and murder mystery stories blended with a bit of serial episodes added to extend one's imagination.
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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. She also used the names Andrew North and Allen ...more
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