Sorceress of the Witch World

A novel by Andre Norton. Sequel to Warlock of the Witch World, it is the sixth published novel of the series. Followed by Port of Dead Ships and referenced in 'Ware Hawk & The Gate of the Cat.

Publishing History

  • Paperback, Ace, 224pp., ISBN: 0-441-77554-3, 1968

Timeline Notes

  1. p6. After birth Jaelithe ailed
  2. p7. Simon Tregarth disappeared, Jaelithe followed, Kyllan & Kemoc joined Borderers, Kaththea taken to Place of Wisdom in Estcarp and for some years cut off from the world.
  3. p8. The Turning and escape to Escore (events of Three Against the Witch World.)
  4. p9. Kaththea meets Dinzil and goes to the Dark Tower. Kemoc struck Kaththea down (events of Warlock of the Witch World.)
  5. p40. Meeting with Utta
  6. p52. Death of Utta - Kaththea becomes Wise Woman: "Ifeng, son of Kain, son of Jupa, son of Iweret, son of Stoll, son of Kjol, whose father Uppon was my first consort, the time has come that I step behind the final curtain and go from you."
  7. p134. Meeting with Hilarion
  8. p139. Hilarion entrapped 1000 years ago.
  9. p147. Reunion with Simon & Jaelithe.
  10. p177. Simon predicts Alizon would move again.
  11. p224. Cleared shadow from Escore, Jaelithe and Simon return to Estcarp.
  12. p235. Kaththea: 'Then I, too, learned the surprises time can deal: I had entered here in the coldest grasp of winter, but I came out now into the warmth and sun of spring—the month of Chrysalis, still too early for the sowing of fields, and yet a time when the new blood and first joys of spring stir in one, bringing a kind of restlessness and inner excitement. Still, to my reckoning, I had only been away days, not weeks!'
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