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Port of Dead Ships

~ A Novelette in the Witch World: The Turning Series by Andre Norton

 

Synopsis ~

Follow Destree m'Regnant, a young woman despised by her people, the Sulcars, due to the circumstances of her birth and her powers of foreseeing. On a sea expedition to investigate disturbances to the south, her slowly maturing powers save her shipmates and the lost souls entrapped by an ancient evil that manipulates a Gate to many worlds.


 

Bibliography of English Editions ~

  • Storms of Victory (1991) Published by TOR, HC, 0-312-93171-9, LCCN 90049030, $19.95, 432pg ~ cover by Dennis A. Nolan ~ Omnibus containing The Chronicler: “There was a time…” (na) & Port of Dead Ships by Andre Norton & Seakeep by Pauline M. Griffin
  • Storms of Victory (1992) Published by TOR, PB, 0-812-51109-3, LCCN 90-49030, $4.99, 432pg ~ cover by Dennis A. Nolan ~ Omnibus containing The Chronicler: “There was a time…”  (na) & Port of Dead Ships by Andre Norton & Seakeep by Pauline M. Griffin

 

Non-English Editions ~

  • (1994) Storms of Victory: Port of Dead Ships ~ Published in Warsaw, Poland; by Amber, 83-708-2637-7, 244pg ~ translated by Ewa Witecka ~ Polish title Port umarłych statków
  • (1998) Storms of Victory: Port of Dead Ships ~ Published in Plzeň, Czech Republic; by Laser, PB, 80-7193-032-3, 198pg ~ cover by Steve Crisp ~ translated by Věroslava Ončáková ~ Czech title Svět čarodějnic 4: Přístav mrtvých lodí

 

Russian Omnibus Editions ~

  • (1996) Published in Moscow, by Sigma Press and Zelenograd, by Zelenogradskaya Books, 5-859-49061-5, HC, 416pg ~ cover by Peter Andre Jones (front cover) & Louis Royo (rear cover) ~ Russian title Колдовской мир - 2 [Witching World 2]

Contains:

    • "Port of Dead Ships" as "Port of the dead ships" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 4-207
    • "Seakeep" by Pauline M. Griffin as "Sea Fortress" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 208-414

 

  • (2000) Published in Moscow, by AST and St. Petersburg, by Terra Fantastica, 5-170-03408-3 and 5-792-10350-X, HC, 640pg ~ cover - left drawing by B. Vallejo, lower right by L. Royo and upper right by G. Ruddell ~ Russian title Порт погибших кораблей. Морская крепость. Изгнание. [Port of the dead ships. Sea fortress. Exile]

Contains:

    • "Port of Dead Ships" as "Port of the dead ships" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 5-228
    • "Seakeep" by Pauline Griffin as "Sea Fortress" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 229-452
    • "Exile" by Mary Schaub ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 453-635

 

  • (2010) Published in Keiv, Ukraine by Globe, (Fanzine) ~ 784pgs. ~ cover by Rodney Matthews ~ Russian title Колдовской мир-4 [Witching World -4] ~ Limited to 10 copies and not released until November 2018

Contains:

    • "The Jargoon Pard" as "A leopard belt" ~ translation by K. Prilypko, pp. 5-149
    • "Zarsthor's Bane" as "The Curse of Zarstor" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 151-247
    • "Were-Wrath" as "Wrath of the Werewolf" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 249-277
    • "One Spell Wizard" as "Mediocre magician" ~ translation by E. Drozd, pp. 279-295
    • "Lore of the Witch World" as "Traditions of the Witching World"
      • "Spider Silk" as "Spider silk" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 299-332
      • "Sand Sister" as "Sand Sisters" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 333-372
      • "Falcon Blood" as "Blood of the Falcon" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 373-386
      • "Legacy from Sorn Fen" as "The inheritance of the Sorn bog" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 387-395
      • "Sword of Unbelief" as "Sword of Disbelief" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 396-421
      • "The Toads of Grimmerdale" as "Grimmerdale Toads" ~ translation by K. Korolyov, pp. 422-465
      • "Changeling" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 466-489
    • "The Turning" as "The Consequences of the Great Shift"
      • "Port of Dead Ships" as "Port of the dead ships" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 491-636
      • "Seakeep" by Pauline Griffin as "Sea Fortress" ~ translation by D. Arseniev, pp. 637-781

 

See Also: Write-up in The Sorcerer's Conspectus ~ WW: Books - Port of Dead Ships