The Gorgon Slayer

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The Gorgon Slayer
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Author Gary Paulsen
Country United States
Language English
Series World of Adventure
Genre Young adult novel
Publisher Random House
Publication date
September 1, 1995
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 80 pp
ISBN 0-440-41041-X
OCLC 33215429
Preceded by Danger on Midnight River
Followed by Captive!

The Gorgon Slayer is the seventh novel in World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. It was published on September 1, 1995 by Random House.


The story is about Warren Trumbull who lives in a world where mythological creatures are a fact and often a nuisance. Warren works for an eight-foot Cyclops, Princey, who runs an agency that specializes in dealing with mythological creature removal. Today Warren and his friend Rick are assigned the task of killing a Gorgon residing in the basement of Helga Thorenson.