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Norman, John 1931-

Overview
Works: 133 works in 494 publications in 1 language and 3,357 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc 
Classifications: PS3564.O6, 813.54
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Most widely held works by John Norman
Tarnsman of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member 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. It emerges that Tarl is to be trained as a Tarnsman, one of the most honored positions in the rigid, caste-bound Gorean society. He is disciplined by the best teachers and warriors that Gor has to offer...but to what end?" --P. [4] of cover
Outlaw of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot, finds himself transported back to Counter-Earth to find that the people he loves are outcasts, and that he is now an outlaw
Priest-kings of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his wife disappears, Tarl Cabot must enter the stronghold of the Priest-kings to save her
Nomads of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot comes back to counter-earth to find everything he left behind has been destroyed and the people he loves are outcasts. Tarl discovers that he is now an outlaw. Then why did the Priest-Kings call him back?
Assassin of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member 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 )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Earth, Elinor Brinton was accustomed to having it all: wealth, beauty, and a host of men wrapped around her little finger. But Elinor's spoiled existence is a thing of the past. She is now a pleasure slave of Gora world whose society insists on her subservience to any man who calls her his own. And despite her headstrong past, Elinor finds herself succumbing with pleasureto her powerful Master
Raiders of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. RAIDERS OF GOR Book 6 of the Gorean Saga Former earthman Tarl Cabot finds himself in the most depraved city on Gor. Port Kar is a city of robbers, brigands and men without allegiance to any cause or kingdom where the weak are quickly consumed by the strong. However, Tarl is able to flourish in the cutthroat environment of the 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. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Marauders of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. HUNTERS OF GOR Book 8 of the Gorean Saga Former Earthman Tarl Cabot is now a powerful Tarnsman of the brutal and caste-bound planet of Gor, also known as Counter-Earth. He embarks on an adventure in the dangerous and mysterious wilderness of Gor, pitting his warrior’s skills against treacherous outlaws, bandits and fighters. Three different women are working to bring change to Tarl’s far-from-peaceful life on Gor: Talena, his onetime queen and first love; Elizabeth, his brave fighting partner; and the Amazonian Verna, chief of the fierce and wild panther women. As Tarl journeys through the wilderness, the fates of these three remarkable women will finally be decided. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Tribesmen of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. TRIBESMEN OF GOR Book 10 of the Gorean Saga Tarl Cabot must prove his final loyalty to the harsh and caste-bound planet known as Counter-Earth. "Surrender Gor," reads a message sent from the Others, a mysterious people from the worlds of steel. Either the proud rulers of Gor must submit or be destroyed. Now Tarl is leaving the decadent city of Port Kar to wander in the wilds of Gor, taking up the sword to defend his rulers and enemies, the Priest-kings. For he knows that the fate of his home planet, earth, is inextricably tied to the fate of Gor. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Hunters of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member 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
Slave girl of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. TRIBESMEN OF GOR Book 10 of the Gorean Saga Tarl Cabot must prove his final loyalty to the harsh and caste-bound planet known as Counter-Earth. "Surrender Gor," reads a message sent from the Others, a mysterious people from the worlds of steel. Either the proud rulers of Gor must submit or be destroyed. Now Tarl is leaving the decadent city of Port Kar to wander in the wilds of Gor, taking up the sword to defend his rulers and enemies, the Priest-kings. For he knows that the fate of his home planet, earth, is inextricably tied to the fate of Gor. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Fighting slave of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emotionally lost, Jason Marshall finds himself thrust into a lengthy struggle to save his beloved from slavery on an Earth-like world called Gor. Kidnapped and helpless, Jason begins a life on Gor as a slave and becomes a prominent warrior. He must battle his way to freedom, if only to liberate his love from the clutches of the alien slave emporium. Will Jason overcome the numerous obstacles he encounters? Will he ever reunite with the girl he loves? Can he survive the trials and tribulations he must endure on Gor?
Explorers of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. EXPLORERS OF GOR Book 13 of the Gorean Saga This enchanting escapade is the most important quest of Tarl Cabot's career. He must retrieve a potent shield ring from a strange explorer. It is imperative that the omnipotent Priest Kings obtain this ring so that the Goreans do not challenge their enormous power. Throughout his expedition, Cabot learns of uncharted territories on Earth's cosmic counterpart. In the dense forests he discovers, Cabot must use his skills to endure the perils that await his arrival. Cabot will encounter Gor's barbarism in full force through enchantingly dangerous beasts, bloodthirsty men, and exotic kingdoms
Guardsman of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thrust into a life full of woeful twists and turns, Jason Marshall has contended with the prehistoric customs and immeasurable power of the Goreans. His struggles on Gor, a planet resembling Earth, included escaping imprisonment, enslavement, and redeeming lost land. Jason has fought to regain control of his life. Having ascended to a position of power in the Gorean army, Jason must prevail in a battle that seems destined to destroy Gor. Jason has a lot riding on his success as a war leader: prestige, wealth, and an Earth girl of goddess-like beauty. Will Jason be able to win the war and avoid a fate worse than death?
Beasts of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. BEASTS OF GOR Book 12 of the Gorean Saga The fight for survival on the primitive, Earthlike world, Gor, continues with a ferocity that matches the rest of the series. On Gor, there are three different kinds of beings that are labeled beasts: the Kurii, a monster alien race that is preparing to invade Gor from space; Gorean warriors, who fight with viciousness almost primitive in its blood lust; and then there are the slave girls of Gor, lowly beasts for men to do with as they see fit, be it as objects of labor or desire. Now all three come together as the Kurii fight to take over Gor with its first beachhead on the planet's polar ice cap. As all three kinds of beasts struggle together, an incredible adventure is told, one that begins in lands of burning heat and ends up in the bitter cold of the polar north among the savage red hunters of the polar ice pack. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Kajira of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. KAJIRA OF GOR Book 19 of the Gorean Saga In their contentions with Priest-Kings, Kurii, savage denizens of the Steel Worlds, concealed within the asteroid belt, have frequently had recourse to human allies, and subversion. In accord with such projects, Kurii have occasionally sought to place and support congenial administrations in key cities. One such city is Corcyrus. Corcyrus is ruled by a beautiful woman, the cruel, arrogant, much-hated Sheila, an agent of Kurii. It is thought advisable to find a double for Sheila, who, in case of military or political disaster, may serve as her proxy, or substitute. For this role an unwitting young Earth girl, Tiffany Collins, is chosen and brought to Gor. Tiffany, fleeing for her life, finds herself alone, frightened and friendless, a vulnerable Earth female, no more than a lovely, defenseless barbarian, on the beautiful, perilous world of Gor. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Ghost dance by John Norman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member 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 )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. ROGUE OF GOR Book 15 of the Gorean Saga Learning a valuable lesson in gender roles, Jason Marshall, an Earthman enslaved by the Goreans, must prove himself on the planet Gor. Determined to find the beautiful Earthwoman who was kidnapped with him, Jason is caught in the middle of a devastating war between Ar and the Salerians. Jason must prove himself a real man and survive the war in hopes of finally finding the girl of his dreams. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Blood brothers of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. BLOOD BROTHERS OF GOR Book 18 of the Gorean Saga Half-Ear, or Zarendargar, a Kur general fallen from favor in the Steel Worlds, now sought by a death squad of his savage compeers, has determined to lure his pursuers into the Barrens, the vast prairies to the east of known Gor, populated by warring tribes known to Goreans as the Red Savages. He has arranged matters in such a way that he will be abetted in his stand against the death squad, and its human allies, by a human ally of his own, his former foe, Tarl Cabot. The ancestors of the Red Savages, as those of many other Goreans, were brought to Gor long ago in Voyages of Acquisition by the Priest-Kings. The Red Savages were settled in an area not unlike that of their former home, a sweeping, almost endless grassland, where they tend to continue their former ways of life, and war. Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
Mercenaries of Gor by John Norman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Norman's epic Gorean Saga is one of the longest-running and most successful series in the history of fantasy. It is also one of the most controversial. Over the course of more than thirty books produced over a span of six decades, the series has sold millions of copies and built legions of fans unrivaled in their devotion. E-Reads invites you to rediscover this brilliantly imagined world where men are masters and women live to serve their every desire. MERCENARIES OF GOR Book 21 of the Gorean Saga On Gor there are numerous mercenary companies, some larger, some smaller, whose services may be purchased, or bid upon, for given periods of time. The allegiance of these companies is to their pay, and their captains. The forces of Cos and Tyros, powerful maritime ubarates, and their allies, have now beached upon the mainland, and are utilizing the city of Torcodino as a repository for supplies, preparatory to marching on a nigh-undefended and unprepared Ar. Should Ar fall the disinterested tolerances and neutralities, and even the balance of power long sustained between Ar and the great maritime ubarates, things which made possible the existence of the independent companies, will vanish, a development threatening the very existence of the independent companies. But when Cabot arrives in Ar it is a city riven by doubt and dissension, and treason. To whom shall the letters be delivered, and whom can he trust? Read the entire saga, now with brilliant new cover art specially commissioned by E-Reads
 
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controlled identity Lange, John, 1931-

Lange, John.
Lange, John 1931-
Lange, John Frederick.
Lange, John Frederick 1931-
ノーマン, ジョン
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