Bio: John Norman is creator of the Gorean Saga, a series of novels spanning dozens of titles that began in 1967 with TARNSMAN OF GOR and that are considered to be cult classics. He has also produced a three-installment fictional series, Telnarian Histories, plus two other fiction works and a nonfiction paperback entitled IMAGINATIVE SEX. He continues to write new novels in the Gorean saga, notably WITNESS OF GOR (2002) and PRIZE OF GOR (2008), both published by E-Reads. At Gor Chronicles, a web site specially created for his tremendous fan following, one may read everything there is to know about this unique fictional culture.

Mr. Norman was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1931. He is married and has three children.

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Smugglers of Gor [Gor #32]
This is an unusual book, having to do with alleged events on the alleged world, Gor, the Antichthon, or Counter-Earth, as it seems to have two narrators, or authors, who, as the texts will have it, see, and relate to, certain events, possibly of consequence to the fate of worlds. It may be recalled that the great ship of Tersites, to the best of our knowledge, was the first ship to successfully negotiate Thassa, the sea, in a voyage which led to the World's End, an unusual gaming board on which ... more info>>
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Conspirators of Gor (Gor 31)
The 31st volume of the series, the 7th narrative from a female viewpoint, and the 1st book written for a Gorean audience; CONSPIRATORS OF GOR follows up on the alien war between Kurii and Priest-Kings which escalated in book 28, KUR OF GOR. The leading character, a young woman by the name Allison Ashton-Baker, involved in playing Gorean games on Earth, is transported to Ar to become a major witness of the unfolding events. We meet again with Lord Grendel, the result of a failed experiment to mix... more info>>
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Guardsman of Gor [Gor Series Book 16]
Thrust into a life full of woeful twists and turns, Jason Marshall has contended with the prehistoric customs and immeasurable power of the Goreans. His struggles on Gor, a planet resembling Earth, included escaping imprisonment, enslavement, and redeeming lost land. Jason has fought to regain control of his life. Having ascended to a position of power in the Gorean army, Jason must prevail in a battle that seems destined to destroy Gor. Jason has a lot riding on his success as a war leader: pre... more info>>
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Slave Girl of Gor [Gor Series Book 11]
Taken as a possession, Judy Thornton, an Earth resident, is found meandering in the wilderness of the Earthlike planet of Gor. In keeping with the uncivilized culture of the Goreans, she is trained and used as a slave. What her masters don't know is that Judy is more than just a beautiful chattel. She has the power to obliterate Gor and all that is related to it. Determined to seize control of her, Priest Kings and Kur-Monster enter combat, neglecting the fact that the fate of Gor rests in the h... more info>>
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Assassin of Gor [Gor Series Book 5]
Welcome to Gor, a parallel Earth, where social norms are exotic and the way of life is brutal. In the fifth book in the Gorean Series, the deadly assassin Kuurus is intent on a bloody mission of vengeance. His adventure takes him from the caste of the pleasure-slaves, which are rigorously trained in the rules and techniques of sexual ecstasy, to the brutal arenas where humans participate in deadly hand-to-hand combat. He witnesses violence, conflict and uncertainty, as the inhabitants of Counter... more info>>
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Beasts of Gor [Gor Series Book 12]
In this, the twelfth book in the famous Gor series, the fight for survival on the primitive, Earthlike world, Gor, continues with a ferocity that matches the rest of the series. On Gor, there are three different kinds of beings that are labeled beasts: there are the Kurii, a monster alien race that is preparing to invade Gor from space; the Gorean warriors, who fight with viciousness almost primitive in its blood lust' and then there are the slave girls of Gor, lowly beasts for men to do with as... more info>>
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Blood Brothers of Gor [Gor Series Book 18]
In this installment in John Norman's fascinating Gor series, Tarl Cabot must battle enslavement as he tries to restore order to a world immersed in destruction. Cabot's mission is to defeat the evil union forged by the Kurii, a monster alien race that is preparing to invade Gor from space, and smite treason and calamity. At every turn, Cabot faces a darkness that plagues the planet. Though he is in bondage, he, his partners, and his masters must find a way to prevent Kur's apocalyptic army from ... more info>>
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Dancer of Gor [Gor Series Book 22]
Librarians are kind, quiet old ladies who love books, aren't they? Not Doreen Williamson. Doreen has a secret life. After the library closes for the day, she strips and practices belly dancing. But one day, slave collectors from Gor, a world resembling Earth, take an interest in this belly-dancing librarian. Doreen gets her wish and becomes a professional belly dancer, but it's not exactly what she had in mind. Forced to wear chains and ankle bells, she must submit to the barbaric desires of her... more info>>
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Explorers of Gor [Gor Series Book 13]
This enchanting escapade is the most important quest of Tarl Cabot's career. He must retrieve a potent shield ring from a strange explorer. It is imperative that the omnipotent Priest Kings obtain this ring so that the Goreans do not challenge their enormous power. Throughout his expedition, Cabot learns of uncharted territories on Earth's cosmic counterpart. In the dense forests he discovers, Cabot must use his skills to endure the perils that await his arrival. Cabot will encounter Gor's barba... more info>>
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Fighting Slave of Gor [Gor Series Book 14]
Emotionally lost, Jason Marshall finds himself thrust into a lengthy struggle to save his beloved from slavery on an Earthlike world called Gor. Kidnapped and helpless, Jason begins a life on Gor as a slave and becomes a prominent warrior. He must battle his way to freedom, if only to liberate his love from the clutches of the alien slave emporium. Will Jason overcome the numerous obstacles he encounters? Will he ever reunite with the girl he loves? Can he survive the trials and tribulations he ... more info>>
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Kajira of Gor [Gor Series Book 19]
The Goreans kidnap Tiffany Collins and sweep her away to the Earthlike planet, Gor. She is made ruler of an important city, where she seems to wield great powers. Tiffany, though, is not a queen but merely a kajira, "slave girl" in Gorean. Installed as a puppet of the Kurii, a monster alien race that is preparing to invade Gor from space, Tiffany discovers that she is meant to be a slave forever. Yet, perhaps she is more than just a slave, for in this exhilarating adventure she will play a pivot... more info>>
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Players of Gor [Gor Series Book 20]
Tarl Cabot's life is in danger. After an assassination attempt during the holiday, Cabot discovers that the traitorous Priest Kings are no longer his allies. They have declared Cabot a treasonous fiend, and now he must find a way to clear his name. To track the complex path of the assassin, Cabot must assume the guise of a Player. As a member of this circuslike company, he must survive the lunatic antics of the carnival, evading dangerous monsters of every ilk. In this riveting adventure story, ... more info>>
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Prize of Gor [Gor Series Book 27]
Ellen is a beautiful young slave girl on the planet Gor. Yet she was not always thus. For nearly sixty years she was a woman of Earth, but life had largely passed her by. Then, following an apparently chance encounter at the opera with a strangely familiar young man, an echo from her past, she finds herself transported from Earth to Gor. Here she discovers the true identity of her kidnapper and his sinister motives. She is given a strange drug that reverses the aging process, turning back time i... more info>>
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Rogue of Gor [Gor Series Book 15]
Learning a valuable lesson in gender roles, Jason Marshall, an Earthman enslaved by the Goreans, must prove himself on the planet Gor. Determined to find the beautiful Earthwoman who was kidnapped with him, Jason is caught in the middle of a devastating war between Ar and the Salerians. Jason must prove himself a real man and survive the war in hopes of finally finding the girl of his dreams. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the first book of the Gorean Saga, TARNSMAN OF GOR, E-Reads is p... more info>>
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Savages of Gor [Gor Series Book 17]
Refusing to bargain with the evil Kur, who have taken possession of Port Kar, Tarl Cabot travels into the deepest, least known parts of Gor and face the most barbaric of Goreans to save Half-Ear, a rebellious Kur who is useful to the Priest Kings. SAVAGES OF GOR is an amazing adventure in which Tarl Cabot must survive all kinds of tribulations so that the Kurii, a monster alien race that is preparing to invade Gor from space, do not get the Priest Kings' valuable captive. Coinciding with the 40t... more info>>
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Time Slave
Dr. Brenda Hamilton--a Ph.D. mathematician from Cal Tech--is beautiful, though she does not know her true beauty. She is a woman, though she does not know her true womanhood. Deep within herself she is sensual, though her senses have been dulled by this modern world. Hamilton has come to Africa to work under the brilliant Danish scientist Herjellsen, a man who speaks of reaching the stars. But what does the ancient stone axe lying on his lab table have to do with space travel? Soon, it becomes... more info>>
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Tribesmen of Gor [Gor Series Book 10]
In this tenth volume of John Norman's Gor series, Tarl Cabot must prove his final loyalty to the harsh and caste-bound planet known as counter-earth. "Surrender Gor," reads a message sent from the Others, a mysterious people from the worlds of steel. Either the proud rulers of Gor submit or be destroyed. Now Tarl Cabot is leaving the decadent city of Port Kar to wander in the wilds of Gor, taking up the sword to defend his rulers and enemies, the Priest-kings. For he knows that the fate of his h... more info>>
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Captive of Gor [Gor Series Book 7]
In this seventh book in the Gorean Series, beautiful and headstrong Elinor Brinton of Earth finds herself thrust into the savage world of Counter-Earth, also known as Gor. Brinton must relinquish her earthly position as a beautiful, wealthy and powerful woman when she finds herself a part of the harsh Gorean society. She is powerless as a female pleasure slave in the camp of Targo the slave-merchant. Forced to learn the arts of providing pleasure to any man who buys her, Elinor is determined to ... more info>>
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Ghost Dance
"There was little noticeable, little remarkable about Edward Chance, saving perhaps that he had once shot and killed a man....His craft, medicine, was more than a business with him, more than a professional skill. It was a way of healing his own heart too." In GHOST DANCE, it is through Chance's keen eyes and weary heart that readers travel along on a journey of discovery and sorrow. On the run across the plains, Chance stumbles upon Running Horse, a Sioux warrior enacting the sacred and vio... more info>>
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Hunters of Gor [Gor Series Book 8]
Former Earthman Tarl Cabot is now a powerful Tarnsman of the brutal and caste-bound planet of Gor, also known as Counter-Earth. He embarks on an adventure in the dangerous and mysterious wilderness of Gor, pitting his warrior's skills against treacherous outlaws, bandits and fighters. Three different women are working to bring change to Tarl's far-from-peaceful life on Gor: Talena, his one-time queen and first love; Elizabeth, his brave fighting partner; and the Amazonian Verna, chief of the fie... more info>>
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Imaginative Sex
Imaginative Sex: With 53 Detailed Scenarios for Sensual Fantasies and a Revolutionary New Guide to Male-Female Relations. In 1974, the author of the controversial and popular Gor novels revealed his vision for an exciting, fulfilling sex life for all. Imaginative Sex outlines John Norman's philosophy on relations between the sexes. In the first nine chapters, from "Imaginative Sex: The New Sexual Revolution", through "Love, Hunters and Evolution," "Marriage, Sex and Normality," "Sex and the Brai... more info>>
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Magicians of Gor [Gor Series Book 25]
In this new, innovative installment in the Gor series, Talena, a puppet of the invaders of Cos, rules the capital city of Ar. Tarl Cabot and the Delta Brigade, devoted to ousting the Cosian empire, must recover the revered Home Stone. Using the magical abilities of Boots Tarsk-Bit, Cabot must break the Cosian protection over the Home Stone and use the stone to propel Ar's citizens into a revolution. MAGICIANS OF GOR is a captivating adventure in which supernatural power transcends brute force. C... more info>>
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Marauders of Gor [Gor Series Book 9]
Former earthman Tarl Cabot has been struggling to free himself from the cruel control of the Priest-Kings of Gor to no avail. As he pits his strength against such a formidable enemy, a terrible beast appears from the mysterious northern lands, bearing a token of the demise of Tarl's once-beloved woman Talena. The missive is a sign of defiance and disrespect from his enemies, meant to humiliate him and force him to challenge them in response. To gird his weapons and set out on a mission of vengea... more info>>
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Mercenaries of Gor [Gor Series Book 21]
Prepared to regain the favor of the Priest Kings by fighting in the war between Ar and Cos, Tarl Cabot confronts the challenge of surviving the war. Having devised a war strategy, Cabot is ready to execute his plan with help from warriors, free women, and slave women. The involvement of the mercenaries of Dietrich of Tarnburg causes Cabot's plans go awry, and now he must devise a plan to shift the war in another direction. The action and suspense in MERCENARIES OF GOR will entrance the reader, a... more info>>
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Nomads of Gor [Gor Series Book 4]
Join celebrated tarnsman Tarl Cabot in his latest adventure on the parallel planet of Gor and its exotic lifestyle and social norms. Tarl has dedicated his life to ensuring that the Priest-Kings survive the harsh lands of Gor, but a savage tribe that closely guards its secrets has halted his quest. To continue his quest, Tarl must unravel the mysteries of this strange, private band of nomads called the Wagon People or die trying. He is the only man alive who has not trembled in the presence of t... more info>>
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