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Again, Andre Norton, one of the greats among writers of teen -age science fiction (Galactic Derelict, 1959, p.658, J-316, for one), has employed his boundless imagination to create a story about two Time Agents who are catapulted back 10,000 years in time, on the deserted planet, Hawaika. The eerie adventures of Ross Murdock among three unique prehistoric races end in a horrifying, but fascinating other world battle. The appearance of the Baldies, hairless creatures who claim power by reading men's minds, constitutes an unusual threat to the agents. Owing to the author's exceptional mastery of detail, and astute control of plot, Key Out of Time stands as a novel which should more than satisfy young science fiction fanciers and fanatics. (Kirkus Reviews) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Andre Norton was the pen name of Alice Mary Norton (February 17, 1912-March 17, 2005) author of hundreds of fantasy and science fiction novels and stories. Though she had intended to become a teacher, the depression forced her to change plans and become a librarian, a career she followed until she could become a full time author. Her first novel was published in 1934. She began writing science fiction in the fifties, continuing until her death. She received both the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society and the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America.
If you like Scifi, you'll love this book.Published 7 days ago by Amy Sumida, author of The Godhunter and Twilight Court Series
Unfortunately, I'm going to have to rate Andre Norton's "Key Out of Time" at a Not Very Good 2 stars out of 5. Read morePublished 12 days ago by David A. Lessnau
I enjoyed it but I've been a Norton fan for more than 40 years, I like all of her books.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
What can you say about Andre Norton?
There is a class of SyFy writers who are always a step above the average who for some reason is light years from Earth and if you keep... Read more
Cant go wrong with Norton's stories. Imaginative and deal well with people issues and doing right.Published 4 months ago by Mars Trader
Key Out of Time, copyright 1963, concludes the adventures of Ross Murdoch and Gordon Ashe in the original 'Time Wars' series. Why the 5 stars? Read morePublished 5 months ago by gunnerThrax
A masterful take on the fine line that defines the consequences of our actions and our destiny in life. Read morePublished 5 months ago by LC
Once again, I have been unable to put this book down when I should be sleeping!
Norton's sense for story telling is superb.