People of the Crater

(aka) Garin of Tav

~ A Novella by Andre Norton


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NOTE: This title has entered the “Public Domain” and is therefore open to any publisher that wants to print it. Many “Print on Demand” publishers have started to release this title. This site has chosen to ignore these published versions and only concentrate on estate sanctioned materials.


Synopsis ~

Garin Featherstone, a wartime pilot now searching for a job. He is hired as a pilot on an Antarctic expedition to investigate an anomaly near the South Pole. When the three planes of the expedition reach the area, Garin's mind is possessed by a strange power, which guides his airplane deep within a crater. There he discovers an old and alien race that has brought him down to fight an ancient evil.

 

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Bibliography of English Editions ~

  • Fantasy Book Vol. 1 # 1 [as Andrew North] (1947) Published by Fantasy Publishing, Magazine, Edited by Garret Ford, $0.25, (pgs. 4-18) ~ cover by Milo ~ illustrated by Neil Austin, Charles McNutt & Robert K. Murphy

Contents
    3 • Introduction (Fantasy Book, Vol. 1 No. 1) • essay by William L. Crawford and Margaret Crawford [as by The Editors ]
    4 • The People of the Crater • [Garan] • novelette by Andre Norton [as by Andrew North ]
    4 •  The People of the Crater • interior artwork by R. K. Murphy
    6 •  The People of the Crater [2] • interior artwork by Neil Austin
    10 •  The People of the Crater [3] • interior artwork by Charles McNutt
    19 • Black Lotus • (1935) • shortstory by Robert Bloch
    19 •  Black Lotus • interior artwork by R. K. Murphy
    22 • Strange Alliance • shortstory by Bryce Walton
    22 •  Strange Alliance • interior artwork by Charles McNutt
    25 • Atom Goes Nuts • essay by Jack Parrish
    26 • Micro-Man • shortstory by Forrest J. Ackerman (variant of Micro Man 1946) [as by Weaver Wright ]
    26 •  Micro-Man • interior artwork by R. K. Murphy
    29 • Flight Through Tomorrow • shortstory by Stanton A. Coblentz
    32 • Walls of Acid • shortstory by Henry Hasse
    35 • The Book Mark • essay by William L. Crawford and Margaret Crawford [as by uncredited ]
    37 • The Cataaaaa • shortstory by A. E. van Vogt
    37 •  The Cataaaaa • interior artwork by Charles McNutt
    42 • Books in the Fantasy World • essay by uncredited
    42 • Did You Know? • essay by Forrest J. Ackerman
    42 • The Man Behind the Mask • essay by Forrest J. Ackerman

  • Swordsmen in the Sky (1964) by Donald A. Wollheim, Published by ACE, PB, # F-311, $0.40, 192pg ~ cover by Frank Frazetta ~ illustrations by Jack Gaughan

Contents
    6 • Swordsman of Lost Terra • (1951) • novelette by Poul Anderson
    57 • The People of the Crater • [Garan] • (1947) • novelette by Andre Norton
    99 • The Moon that Vanished • [Venus (Brackett)] • (1948) • novelette by Leigh Brackett
    146 • A Vision of Venus • (1933) • shortstory by Otis Adelbert Kline
    153 • Kaldar, World of Antares • (1933) • novelette by Edmond Hamilton

  • Alien Earth and Other Stories (1969) Edited by Roger Elwood and Sam Moskowitz, Published by MacFadden, PB, 0-520-00219-0, #75-219,  $0.75, 208pg ~ cover by Jack Fargasso

Contents
    9 • Alien Earth • (1949) • novelette by Edmond Hamilton
    36 • The Past Master • (1955) • novelette by Robert Bloch
    59 • Rain Magic • essay by Erle Stanley Gardner
    61 • Rain Magic • (1928) • novelette by Erle Stanley Gardner
    97 • Ultimate Melody • [Tales from the White Hart] • (1957) • shortstory by Arthur C. Clarke
    103 • The Loot of Time • (1938) • novelette by Clifford D. Simak
    131 • Doodad • (1943) • shortstory by Ray Bradbury
    143 • Automaton • (1950) • shortstory by A. E. van Vogt
    155 • The People of the Crater • [Garan] • (1947) • novelette by Andre Norton
    193 • Franchise • (1955) • shortstory by Isaac Asimov

  • Magical Beginnings (2003) Edited by Steven H. Silver & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-756-40121-6, No.1248, $6.99, 352pg ~ cover by James Gurney

Contents
    13 • Introduction (Magical Beginnings) • essay by Steven H Silver
    17 • Introduction to "People of the Crater" • essay by Andre Norton
    19 • The People of the Crater • [Garan] • (1947) • novelette by Andre Norton
    63 • Introduction to "My Daughter's Name Is Sarah" • (2003) • essay by Peter S. Beagle
    64 • My Daughter's Name Is Sarah • (1959) • shortstory by Peter S. Beagle
    71 • Introduction to "April in Paris" • (2003) • essay by Ursula K. Le Guin
    72 • April in Paris • (1962) • shortstory by Ursula K. Le Guin
    85 • To Light a Fire • (2003) • essay by Susan Shwartz
    87 • The Fires of Her Vengeance • [Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover] • (1980) • shortstory by Susan Shwartz [as by Susan M. Shwartz ]
    99 • Introduction to "The Fane of the Grey Rose" • (2003) • essay by Charles de Lint
    101 • The Fane of the Grey Rose • [Cerin Songweaver] • (1979) • novelette by Charles de Lint
    138 • Introduction to "Bones for Dulath" • (2003) • essay by Megan Lindholm
    141 • Bones for Dulath • (1979) • shortstory by Megan Lindholm
    159 • Introduction to "The Unicorn Masque" • (2003) • essay by Ellen Kushner
    161 • The Unicorn Masque • (1981) • novelette by Ellen Kushner
    186 • Introduction to "The Stuff of Heroes" • (2003) • essay by Esther M. Friesner [as by Esther Friesner ]
    189 • The Stuff of Heroes • (1982) • shortfiction by Esther M. Friesner [as by Esther Friesner ]
    192 • Introduction to "The Ulfjarl's Stone" • (2003) • essay by Mickey Zucker Reichert
    193 • The Ulfjarl's Stone • (1989) • shortstory by Mickey Zucker Reichert
    203 • Introduction to "Rending Dark" • (2003) • essay by Emma Bull
    205 • The Rending Dark • (1984) • novelette by Emma Bull
    230 • Introduction to "A Different Kind of Courage" • (2003) • essay by Mercedes Lackey [as by Mercedes R. Lackey ]
    232 • A Different Kind of Courage • [Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover] • (1985) • shortstory by Mercedes Lackey
    248 • Introduction to "Third Time Lucky" • (2003) • essay by Tanya Huff
    250 • Third Time Lucky • [Magdelene] • (1986) • shortstory by Tanya Huff
    269 • On "Sing" • (2003) • essay by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    271 • Sing • (1987) • shortstory by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    278 • Introduction to "Birthnight" • (2003) • essay by Michelle West
    280 • Birthnight • (1992) • shortstory by Michelle West
    296 • Introduction to "The Jewel and the Demon" • (2003) • essay by Lisanne Norman
    302 • The Jewel and the Demon • (1998) • shortstory by Lisanne Norman
    315 • Introduction to "The Raven's Quest" • (2003) • essay by Fiona Patton
    316 • The Raven's Quest • (1998) • novelette by Fiona Patton
    344 • About the Authors (Magical Beginnings) • (2003) • essay by uncredited

 

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Non-English Editions ~

  • (1970) Published in Japan; in a SF Magazine ~ translated by Tsutsumi Hideharu ~ Japanese title 地底のとかげ人

 

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