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The Andre Norton Omnibus
by Andre Norton
Three Complete SF Classics! Earth's first colonists face difficult challenges in Star Born. The starship Solar Queen finds itself caught in the crossfire when cosmic magicians duel on the Voodoo Planet. When invading aliens decimate a Terran colony only its most menial employee is left to prevent war breaking out in a storm over Warlock. All three sf bestsellers for the pr ...more
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Published July 7th 2006 by Renaissance E Books
(first published 2006)
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Jul 21, 2010 Ann aka Iftcan rated it it was amazing
A taste of magic. These 3 books are a hint of the scope of Norton's work. She wrote sci-fi, historicals, romance and fantasy in a career that spanned over 60 years. Each of the books in this compilation is part of a different arc of stories. Two--the Voodoo Planet and the Warlock story--were each part of an individual series. Star Born was part of an over-arching series of books that were set in roughly the same "universe" of stories.
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...