Search Results: "Andre Lamberton"


BOOK REVIEW

VOICES OF HAITI by Lisa Armstrong
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 21, 2012

"A model of long-form feature journalism for the iPad."
A bracing multimedia portrait of life in Haiti following the devastating earthquake there in 2010. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE RAIN by Andre Juillard
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1999

"Only the final, wordy denouement detracts from this otherwise taut and sophisticated tale."
French comics artist Juillard, best known for his graphic novel, The Blue Notebook, here picks up a few characters from that work, and spins off a full-color narrative that's best when he relies strictly on wordless frames. Read full book review >

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THE IRON CAGE by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 1, 1974

"The premise is hardly new, especially to loyal Norton fans; however, in contrast to her other exotic future worlds, this latest presents a bleaker and more chilling prospect."
The People are the umpteenth race of highly evolved (dog/cat/bear-like) animals to populate Norton's fictional planets, and when Jony, of human stock himself, realizes that his friends are about to be captured and exploited by the inhabitants of a visiting starship (also human) he fights to defend them. Read full book review >

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VICTORY ON JANUS by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 14, 1966

"The writing is in her most involved style and you practically need a machete to break through the underbrush of the Ifts' green, spiritual world."
In a follow-up to Judgement on Janus, this is one of the most illusory, other-dimensional stories from this excellent science fiction writer. Read full book review >

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SHADOW HAWK by Andre Norton
Released: Oct. 12, 1960

"No sissy stuff, this, but rich fare for the avid reader."
A new Phar attempts to reunite the Two Lands of Ancient Egypt and to drive out the usurping Hyksos. Read full book review >

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DREAD COMPANION by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 1, 1970

"As the two head off in his reactivated spaceship, a girl could sigh and not with satisfaction—while anyone might grow restless during the desolate, disoriented trek of Kilda and Oomark that fills the second quarter of the book."
To escape the circumscribed roles of her sex in the Outer Rings, Kilda o' Rhyn secures a position with a family going to Dylan, a frontier planet and thus less rule-bound. Read full book review >

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FOLLOW THE DRUM by Andre Norton
Released: Sept. 10, 1942

"Girls will realize what strength and persistance it took in those days to fight through life—present day hardships will not seem so difficult."
An excellent story opening up many new angles on the seventeenth century—exciting and well-written-for girls. Read full book review >

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THE DEFIANT AGENTS by Andre Norton
Released: March 26, 1962

"This is pure science fiction with obvious pertinent overtones."
Long years of research in the sppace labs of Terra enables Science to return man to the mental and emotional prototypes of his ancestors with a full awakening of racial memory. Read full book review >

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SCENT OF MAGIC by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 9, 1998

"Sturdily constructed, fetchingly rendered: a top-notch outing for the grandmasterly author of The Mirror of Destiny (1995), among countless others."
Young Willadene of the city Kronengred, having lost her parents in the recent plague, toils as a scullery maid in the disreputable Wanderers Inn. Read full book review >

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SCARFACE by Andre Norton
Released: June 15, 1948

"Straight adventure- well done."
Well-sustained, action-packed pirate yarn which should provide good material to bridge that gap for the boys emerging from the comic book stage. Read full book review >

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STAR SOLDIERS by Andre Norton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

Reissue of two novels, long out of print, known collectively as the Central Control sequence: Star Rangers (1953) and Star Guard (1955). Read full book review >