Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: The Collected Short Stories of Andre Norton (Paperback)

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Stories and poems from one of the greatest imaginations in literary historyEach year, Garner's troupe makes its way to Ithkar Fair. The actors charm the crowd, winning applause and lavish reward, but none captures the audience's imagination like the yellow-eyed, silver-haired girl whose performance conceals pain that few can understand. She is a Quintka her coloring makes that plain and yet even Garner, who has seen more of the world than anyone, can unlock the secrets of her unknown father, who left her mother to sacrifice herself to save the child. As she passes her seventeenth birthday, the mystery of her past drives her into danger, as she fights to find answers that no mortal should possess. Swamp Dweller is a classic Andre Norton story lush, thrilling, and impossible to put down. Like the others in this invaluable volume, it is more than mere escapism it is an entrancing look into another world.

About the Author


Alice Mary Norton (1912-2005) the "Grand Dame of Science Fiction and Fantasy," published works for over seven decades as a author, editor and poet. Norton authored over 130 novels, almost one hundred short stories, in addition to editing several collections in the science-fiction, fantasy, mystery, and western genres. Norton was the first female winner of the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy prize as well as the Nebula Grand Master prize. Norton additionally obtained Skylark, Barlog, and World Fantasy prizes.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781624672422
ISBN-10: 1624672426
Publisher: Premier Digital Publishing
Publication Date: June 3rd, 2014
Pages: 213
Language: English
Series: Tales from High Hallack