Ballantine Adult Fantasy: Fletcher Pratt’s The Blue Star
Jun08

Ballantine Adult Fantasy: Fletcher Pratt’s The Blue Star

Ballantine kicked off its Adult Fantasy line in 1969 with Fletcher Pratt’s The Blue Star. A fantasy set in a parallel Earth where witchcraft has replaced science resulting in a 20th century culture and society more reminiscent of the 18th. In Pratt’s world, hereditary psychic powers can only be held by one female member of a family at any given time, being passed from mother to daughter upon the latter’s coming of...

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Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt
Apr25

Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt

Our Adventures in Fiction series is meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: Fletcher Pratt by Jeff Goad The Appendix N is a list of prolific authors of science fiction and fantasy. But Fletcher Pratt is not one of them, at least...

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