Norman, John 1931-
Most widely held works by John Norman
Tarnsman of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and French and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot has always believed himself to be a citizen of Earth. He has no inkling that his destiny is far greater than the small planet he has inhabited for the first twenty-odd years of his life. One frosty winter night in the New England woods, he finds himself transported to the planet of Gor, also known as Counter-Earth, where everything is dramatically different from anything he has ever experienced.
Outlaw of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
22 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot finds himself transported back to Counter-Earth from the sedate life he has known as a history professor on Earth. He is glad to be back in his role as a dominant warrior and back in the arms of his true love. Yet, Tarl finds that his name on Gor has been tainted, his city defiled, and all those he loves have been made into outcasts.
Nomads of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Tarl has dedicated his life to ensuring that the Priest-Kings survive the harsh lands of Gor, but a savage tribe that closely guards its secrets has halted his quest. To continue it, Tarl must unravel the mysteries of this strange, private band of nomads called the Wagon People at risk of his life. He is the only man alive who has not trembled in the presence of this mysterious tribe. Now he is embarking on the most perilous adventure of his time on the counter-world of Gor. Will he be accepted by the tribe and learn the secrets they guard with their lives or will he die trying?
Priest-kings of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot is the intrepid tarnsman of the planet Gor, a harsh society with a rigid caste system that personifies the most brutal form of Social Darwinism. In this volume, Tarl must search for the truth behind the disappearance of his beautiful wife, Talena. Have the ruthless Priest-Kings destroyed her? Tarl vows to find the answer for himself, journeying to the mountain stronghold of the kings, knowing full well that no one who has dared approach the Priest-Kings has ever returned alive.
Raiders of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and French and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Former earthman Tarl Cabot finds himself in the most depraved city that Gor has to offer. Port Kar is a city of robbers without allegiance to any cause or kingdom where the weak are quickly consumed by the strong. However, Tarl Cabot is able to flourish in the cutthroat city, for he is a powerful Tarnsman, used to having his way. He finds that there is much to learn in Port Kar, where the people are celebrated for their skill of training their voluptuous slaves into utter obedience.
Assassin of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The deadly assassin Kuurus is intent on a bloody mission of vengeance. His adventure takes him from the caste of the pleasure-slaves to the brutal arenas where humans participate in deadly hand-to-hand combat.
Captive of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
In this seventh book in the Gorean Series, beautiful and headstrong Elinor Brinton of earth finds herself thrust into the savage world of Counter-Earth, also known as Gor. Elinor must relinquish her earthly position as a beautiful, wealthy and powerful woman when she finds herself a part of the harsh Gorean society. She is powerless as a female pleasure slave in the camp of Targo the slave-merchant. Forced to learn the arts of providing pleasure to any man who buys her, Elinor is determined to escape. Nevertheless, she is sold for a high price, and her master is determined to get his money's worth.
Marauders of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and French and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Former earthman Tarl Cabot has been struggling to free himself from the cruel control of the Priest-Kings of Gor to no avail. As he pits his strength against such a formidable enemy, a terrible beast appears from the mysterious northern lands, bearing a token of the demise of Tarl₂s once-beloved woman Talena. The missive is a sign of defiance and disrespect from his enemies, meant to humiliate him and force him to challenge them in response. To gird his weapons and set out on a mission of vengeance against those who sent the beasts means Tarl must jeopardize his fortune and position as a wealthy slave merchant. But he is no longer practical and calm as he was on earth. He must conform to the social codes of Gor, where the only way one can avenge wounded manhood is to respond with all one's might!
Hunters of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot, ex-earthman and present Tarnsman, is a fierce warrior on planet Gor. He must fight outlaws and bandits while also dealing with three women, Talena, Elizabeth, and Verna, who desperately try to help Tarl escape from the brutal life he lives. All three care about Tarl and have their fates sealed by his actions.
Tribesmen of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Fighting slave of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Slave girl of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Explorers of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Beasts of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Guardsman of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Kajira of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Mercenaries of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Turcaret by Alain René Le Sage ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Ghost dance by John Norman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In the summer of the year preceding the Massacre of Wounded Knee, there was much unrest among the recently defeated Sioux. For defeat did not sit easily on these warriors of the great plains-the transition from fighting and nomad to reservation farmer did not take place, and there were those who rode secretly with the call to the Ghost Dance and war.
Rogue of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and French and held by 57 libraries worldwide
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