Bane: [beyn] noun 1. death; destruction; ruin. 2. Obsolete. that which causes death or destroys life I love this book. It’s weird and dreamy and at some points really hard to understand (and follow). I’ve read Zarsthor’s Bane many, many times now. I can honestly say that I feel that… Read more »
Series: Witch World
Witch World is a speculative fiction/Fantasy series created and written by Andre Norton. The series, which starts as Science Fiction but becomes High Fantasy, is set in a land that is full of magic but little science. The Witch World series is grouped in "cycles" with each cycle set on a different continent.
For greater details, see Andre Norton's Witch World series.
Publishing Note: The Key of the Keplian was originally published by Aspect which was a division of Time Warner Books. Time Warner Books was consumed by Hachette Book Group which merged Aspect into Grand Central Publishing. The Key of the Keplian is no longer in print but can be purchased… Read more »
*Note* This review has spoilers for Ciara’s Song. I suggest you read Ciara’s Song before reading this review. It’s no secret: I’m a huge Andre Norton fan. I’ve really enjoyed all of her works that I’ve read but my biggest Andre Norton obsession is her Witch World series. I have… Read more »
I love this book and the sequel The Duke’s Ballad. This is one of the few books in Andre Norton’s Witch World series that I feel allow for new reader explanations. It’s also an unusual Fantasy book by today’s standards: It’s mostly a stand-alone, it follows the lives of three… Read more »
This isn’t going to be the best review ever. I’ve read the book too many times. I love this book and this series too much. This book is several books into the Witch World series but it is a stand alone. While it can be read without prior knowledge of… Read more »