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    Thread: Collecting Norton
Post: RE: Collecting Norton

(May 24th, 2022, 09:56 PM)Lots-A-Watts Wrote: I only personally know of one person who owns actual copies of the G. Prior "Witch World" novels. They are exact copies of the Gregg Press editions incl...
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 341 May 24th, 2022, 10:12 PM
    Thread: Collecting Norton
Post: RE: Collecting Norton

My Norton collection focuses on the Witch World books, or books which contain a Witch World story. I've come to the reluctant conclusion that I will probably never be able to obtain all of the Russian...
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 341 May 24th, 2022, 07:44 PM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

Key of the Keplian wasn't one of my favorites, as I recall. I am curious after reading Judith Tarr's last two reviews: Does she consider her story "Falcon Law" fan fiction, like she's calling Ciara's ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 11 358 March 15th, 2022, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Ciara’s Song - Discussion
Post: RE: Ciara’s Song - Discussion

I don't always read Judith's blog posts, but I read yesterday's and disagree with her. I love Ciara's Song, which was really written by Lyn McConchie. The biggest reason? The development of the charac...
Taliesin Andre Norton 4 185 March 1st, 2022, 08:58 PM
    Thread: Andre's burial site
Post: RE: Andre's burial site

Her parents are buried there. Andre's mother, Daisy Bertha Stemm Norton) was born in Maryland, although her obituary says she was born in Mansfield. Andre's parents were living in Mansfield in 1895 w...
Taliesin Andre Norton 3 479 November 22nd, 2021, 08:55 PM
    Thread: Nice people do exist!
Post: RE: Nice people do exist!

Thanks to both of you. I've said it both ways (always "dray" for the second syllable), but was curious as to the "correct" way. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 1,358 April 28th, 2021, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Nice people do exist!
Post: RE: Nice people do exist!

Awesome! And I have a seemingly weird question: how did Andre pronounce her name? ANDre or AHNdre?
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 1,358 April 27th, 2021, 05:38 PM
    Thread: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster movies
Post: RE: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster mo...

If I'm not mistaken, that movie poster for Witch World has been around for a few years. Seems to me I asked LotsaWatts about it once. Also, Michael wrote about it here: https://www.sf-fandom.com/main/...
Taliesin Andre Norton 8 1,484 December 24th, 2020, 12:01 AM
    Thread: Here's a nice find
Post: RE: Here's a nice find

How in the world did you find it? I can't find anything about it? I did add it to Goodreads.com.
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 1,441 February 13th, 2020, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Here's a nice find
Post: RE: Here's a nice find

Very cool! Is the cover color or grayscale?
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 1,441 February 13th, 2020, 04:01 PM
    Thread: The Russians Are Coming!, The Russians are Coming!!
Post: RE: The Russians Are Coming!, The Russians are Com...

Having sent you much of that info before from that website, I understand the undertaking. It can be bewildering with all of the anthologies/omnibuses, and adding to it a language that doesn't use our ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 3 642 November 28th, 2019, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Forerunners question
Post: Forerunners question

Thanks, Jay! Looking forward to reading this. I just finished Postmarked the Stars, and I've been enjoying these books. I'd never read them before.
Taliesin Andre Norton 22 1,938 May 20th, 2019, 07:55 PM
    Thread: Forerunners question
Post: Forerunners question

I'm curious if anyone knows what books have mentions of the Forerunners. Obviously Forerunner and Forerunner: The Second Venture. I'm been reading the Solar Queen series and I know they were mentioned...
Taliesin Andre Norton 22 1,938 May 18th, 2019, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Forum readers.
Post: Some very sad news for SF Fandom: Andre Norton: Fo...

I'm very sorry to hear this. I was thinking about him fairly recently and wondering how he was doing. Jay, were you thinking of some kind of GoFundMe so we can send donations, or something else? Mik...
Taliesin Andre Norton 14 3,443 March 18th, 2019, 04:48 PM
    Thread: Witch World Wonderings
Post: Witch World Wonderings

If I understand correctly, what Indagare is proposing is a book about (i.e. discussing) the timeline in Witch World. So the question becomes, does the estate have rights over a book about Andre's work...
Taliesin Andre Norton 19 1,724 March 6th, 2019, 04:28 PM
    Thread: Cover is NOT a Cover
Post: Cover is NOT a Cover

I like some of these a lot: Key Out of Time, Postmarked the Stars, Star Gate, Zarsthor's Bane (which I've seen on DeviantArt). Some are okay: Web of the Witch World, High Sorcery. One I hate: Year o...
Taliesin Andre Norton 9 808 February 22nd, 2019, 05:28 PM
    Thread: Horn Crown SFBC printings
Post: Horn Crown SFBC printings

I found this discussion/explanation of gutter codes on ISFDB.org: http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/index.php/Gutter_Codes
Taliesin Andre Norton 4 595 August 15th, 2018, 11:50 AM
    Thread: Horn Crown SFBC printings
Post: Horn Crown SFBC printings

I'm going through my collection with a finer tooth comb to identify what printings I have. This afternoon I discovered something interesting. ISFDB.org says the first printing of the hard cover editio...
Taliesin Andre Norton 4 595 August 7th, 2018, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

And note that Alon is a foster-son, not a biological son.
Taliesin Andre Norton 20 1,677 May 16th, 2018, 07:56 PM
    Thread: What are these?
Post: What are these?

From a librarian's perspective: These look like paperbacks that were bound into one cover, although who knows why. In the past I used to have worn library books rebound, but they end up with ugly plai...
Taliesin Andre Norton 6 592 April 10th, 2018, 07:55 PM
    Thread: Witch World needs your help!
Post: Witch World needs your help!

Irene Wrote:If I grab WITCH WORLD will that have Kolder? They're most prominent in Witch World and Web of the Witch World.
Taliesin Andre Norton 15 2,063 January 18th, 2018, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Witch World needs your help!
Post: Witch World needs your help!

The closest to what I envision is #3, but without the ridges on the head. Body type #6. I've always pictured them as very human looking, but with large, bald heads. Definitely not the insect-like vers...
Taliesin Andre Norton 15 2,063 January 16th, 2018, 06:01 PM
    Thread: Piracy of Andre's books
Post: Piracy of Andre's books

Through Slashdot today I read an article by the SFWA regarding entire books being scanned by the Internet Archive and OpenLibrary (http://www.sfwa.org/2018/01/infringement-alert/). I went to the link ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 3 891 January 14th, 2018, 07:42 PM
    Thread: Score!
Post: Score!

398.2 is the Dewey decimal number for myths and legends. One could certainly make the case for Huon to be a legendary character, and if I remember correctly Andre's story is based on "Huon de Bordeaux...
Taliesin Andre Norton 19 1,186 January 14th, 2018, 07:09 PM
    Thread: Paul Goode update
Post: Paul Goode update

That's a wonderful idea, Irene. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 10 1,142 December 10th, 2017, 04:10 PM
    Thread: 'Ware Hawk discussion
Post: 'Ware Hawk discussion

I'm kind of disappointed that she's only doing one more Witch World novel. Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 1 489 September 30th, 2017, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Year Of The Unicorn discussion
Post: Year Of The Unicorn discussion

Judith also did a post on Gryphon's Eyrie that we missed posting: http://www.tor.com/2017/07/03/always-com...ons-eyrie/ Mike
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 725 July 28th, 2017, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Gryphon in Glory Discussion
Post: Gryphon in Glory Discussion

Just happened to randomly check.
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 535 June 21st, 2017, 12:31 PM
    Thread: Gryphon in Glory Discussion
Post: Gryphon in Glory Discussion

Judith Tarr continues her discussion of Witch World novels with Gryphon in Glory: http://www.tor.com/2017/06/19/pride-and-...ore-271708 I'm enjoying these essays, even if I don't always agree.
Taliesin Andre Norton 2 535 June 20th, 2017, 12:41 PM
    Thread: Forum question
Post: Forum question

How does one go about changing the descriptor that's displayed under my user name in posts (ex. new member, member, chatter, administrator, etc.). I've been a member since 2009 but I still display as ...
Taliesin Andre Norton 7 1,017 May 28th, 2017, 02:09 PM