Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton




      Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton
In the second volume of High Hallack, tales of high fantasy, science fiction and coming of age stories reach back to as far as 1943, yet are still as fresh and relevant today as when they were written High Hallack was a place in Andre Norton s fiction, and was also the name of her genre writer s library she opened in Tennessee It is a wonderous keep that she called home, and now High Hallack opens its gates and allows these amazing stories to unfold. Free Download [ Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton ] by [ Andre Norton ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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 Weston as pseudonyms.Andre Norton published her first novel in 1934, and was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society in 1977, and won the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America SFWA association in 1983.Norton was twice nominated for the Hugo Award, in 1964 for the novel Witch World and in 1967 for the novelette Wizard s World She was nominated three times for the World Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement, winning the award in 1998 Norton won a number of other genre awards, and regularly had works appear in the Locus annual best of year polls.On February 20, 2005, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, which had earlier honored her with its Grand Master Award in 1983, announced the creation of the Andre Norton Award, to be given each year for an outstanding work of fantasy or science fiction for the young adult literature market, beginning in 2006 Often called the Grande Dame of Science Fiction and Fantasy by biographers such as J M Cornwell and organizations such as Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Publishers Weekly, and Time, Andre Norton wrote novels for over 70 years She had a profound influence on the entire genre, having over 300 published titles read by at least four generations of science fiction and fantasy readers and writers Notable authors who cite her influence include Greg Bear, Lois McMaster Bujold, C J Cherryh, Cecilia Dart Thornton, Tanya Huff, Mercedes Lackey, Charles de Lint, Joan D Vinge, David Weber, K D Wentworth, and Catherine Asaro.

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  • Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton
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  • English
  • 10 November 2018

10 thoughts on “ Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton

  1. Cindy says:

    Tales from High Hallack 02 Collected Works of Andre NortonI m a longtime fan of Andre Norton So long a time that I picked up many of her novels as first editions Despite this, like the first volume in this series the editor s managed to track down many stories and poems I have never read The first entries are short poems Freedom Omniumgathum Poem...

  2. Janka H. says:

    Lovely set of Andre Norton stories about the things of light and adventure in the variety of worlds I love Andre Norton s works Within her capable hands I am child again with uncaged imagionation going on, or better a teen believing in high ideals and staking all of I have in me to reach them The spring is in my steps and fire is within my heart, when entering and swimming in the worlds created by ...

  3. Ilona says:

    Complimentary Review Copy Provided by Publisher Through NetGalleyI ve had this book for a while now reading a story every now and then so as to enjoy them all individually So today I was offered High Hallack 3 to review and decided to read the last two stories and put my review of it out there for everyone I think that the thing I liked most about it is how versatile Andre was, she even wrote great poetry jealous , and how her stuff still resounds today as fresh and new as the day it was Complimentary Review Copy Provided by Publisher Through NetGalleyI ve had this book for a while now reading a story every now and then so as to ...

  4. Susan says:

    It s been a while since I ve read any of my Andre Norton books this taste of her short stories makes me want to go back to the novels At least 4 of the stories are of the Noble Warrior , a Siamese cat given to a young English girl he becomes her protector ...

  5. Vicki Zadina says:

    This was traditional Andre Norton and I loved it A few of the stories I had read before However, this author s stories are always worth re reading I also found several new ones, which I thoroughly enjoyed too If you love Ms Norton s writings, then you will be glad you got this book.

  6. Katherine says:

    It was difficult to keep reading this collection I preferred several of the author s novels to her short stories..

  7. Lynda says:

    A wonderful collection of stories with many interesting characters and the occasional surprise.

  8. Serena says:

    In the second book in the collection of Andre Norton s Tales from High Hallack, most of which I had not read before Poems FreedomThe Freedom which America bought and buys at prices which should not be forgotten Omniumgathum Poems Cats Cats, wh...

  9. Lis Carey says:

    This is the second of three volumes collecting the short stories of Andre Norton They include tales from the Witch World, the Ithkar Fair, science fiction, stories with a variety of other fantasy settings, and stories of the Siamese temple guardian cat Thragan Neklop.Norton wrote strong female characters when they couldn t be counted on in a genre assumed to appeal mainly to teenage boys Her characters include magic users, little girls, Regency young ladies, professional investigat This is the second of three volumes collecting the short stories of Andre Norton They include tales from the Witch World, the Ithkar Fair, science fiction, stories with a variety of other fantasy settings, and stories of the Siamese temple guardian cat Thragan Neklop.Norton wrote strong female characters when they couldn t be ...

  10. Ron says:

    Once again, I thank the Estate of Andre Norton in gathering together the short stories and poetry included in Volume 2 of Tales from High Hallack I had not read all the volumes of Catfantastic, so being able to read all the stories of Noble Warrior straight through was a treat I enjoyed being reminded of the diverse styles and universes that Andre Norton wrote in with magic i...

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