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The Gate of the Cat by Andre Norton
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Title:The Gate of the Cat
Authors:Andre Norton
Info:Ace Books
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Tags:Fantasy, Beyond the Circles of Our World, Witch World, Escore

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Gate of the Cat by Andre Norton


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This is not one of Norton's better books. A suitable choice for the young reader, perhaps. ( )
  turtlesleap | Dec 16, 2012 |
An unexpected drop through an ancient gate in the Scottish Highlands lands Kelsie in Escore with no way home. Now, accompanied by a grim witch and a helmed warrior with a strange glowing weapon, Kelsie is geas-lead to find a thing of power the witch seeks. She hope she may find a way home, but with dark forces at work, their lives and the very fate of this strange world hang in the balance.

Perhaps not Norton's strongest work, but enjoyable nonetheless. ( )
  SunnySD | Sep 21, 2009 |
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Come, step through an ancient arch in the Scottish highlands - and into a world beyond all earthly possibilities...

Where fearsome creatures abound and witches rule supreme.
Where a sparkling jewel carries a strange and awesome power.
Where the terrifying forces of the Dark ravage the countryside.

And where a young Earth woman named Kelsie McBlair holds the key to Witch World's future. Trapped in a bizarre web of science and sorcery, she alone can pierce the savage heart of evil... by confronting the lord of the Dark himself!
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