Tarnsman of Gor – John Norman (Gorean saga #1)

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Title:Tarnsman of Gor (Gorean Saga #1)
Author:John Norman
Published by:Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Publication date:1966
Pages: 219
Source: Kobo

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Tarl Cabot has always believed himself to be a citizen of Earth. He has no inkling that his destiny is far greater than the small planet he has inhabited for the first twenty-odd years of his life. One frosty winter night in the New England woods, he finds himself transported to the planet of Gor, also known as Counter Earth, where everything is dramatically different from anything he has ever experienced. It emerges that Tarl is to be trained as a Tarnsman, one of the most honored positions in the rigid, caste-bound Gorean society. He is disciplined by the best teachers and warriors that Gor has to offer... but to what end?

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    1. They are a series that I’d like to try and get through, but the books are around £8-10 a pop, I guess they’re collectors items, so I’ll have to pace myself with them!
      I really enjoyed the first one though so I hope it’ll be worth it with the rest of the series.

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  1. Great to see your review of the first book. I was aware of them since my late teens even tough they were after my time but I never got round to reading any of them. Interesting to hear your views on them, especially in the changing politcal climate 60 years later….




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