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Philip José Farmer (1918–2009)

Author of To Your Scattered Bodies Go

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To Your Scattered Bodies Go 3,310 copies, 62 reviews
The Fabulous Riverboat (Riverworld Saga, Book 2) (Author) 2,025 copies, 31 reviews
The Dark Design 1,740 copies, 18 reviews
The Magic Labyrinth 1,653 copies, 14 reviews
Gods of Riverworld 1,239 copies, 10 reviews
Venus on the Half-Shell (Pseudonym) 972 copies, 12 reviews
Dayworld 700 copies, 6 reviews
The maker of universes 640 copies, 10 reviews
Riverworld and Other Stories 532 copies, 7 reviews
The Gates of Creation 505 copies, 4 reviews
A Private Cosmos 485 copies, 3 reviews
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg 474 copies, 4 reviews
Behind the Walls of Terra 448 copies, 4 reviews
Tarzan alive 421 copies, 8 reviews
The Lavalite World 416 copies, 3 reviews
The Lovers 382 copies, 10 reviews
Dark is the Sun 374 copies, 4 reviews
The Unreasoning Mask 371 copies, 6 reviews
Time's Last Gift (Author) 364 copies, 4 reviews
The stone god awakens 364 copies, 4 reviews
Night of Light 353 copies, 9 reviews
A Feast Unknown 343 copies, 4 reviews
Dayworld Rebel 333 copies, 1 review
Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life 326 copies, 3 reviews
The Green Odyssey 323 copies, 7 reviews
Flesh (Author) 297 copies, 4 reviews
The Wind Whales of Ishmael 296 copies, 6 reviews
Lord Tyger 275 copies, 2 reviews
Hadon of ancient Opar 269 copies, 1 review
A Barnstormer In Oz 267 copies, 2 reviews
Strange Relations (Author) 263 copies, 2 reviews
Dare 262 copies, 2 reviews
Inside outside 249 copies, 5 reviews
Dayworld Breakup 247 copies, 3 reviews
Red Orc's Rage 239 copies, 2 reviews
A woman a day 235 copies, 4 reviews
The Caterpillar's Question (Author) 225 copies
Tongues of the moon 223 copies, 2 reviews
Jesus on Mars 203 copies, 4 reviews
Lord of the Trees, the Mad Goblin 201 copies, 5 reviews
Flight to Opar 196 copies, 1 review
The Classic Philip Jose Farmer, 1952-1964 (Author) 178 copies, 4 reviews
More Than Fire 175 copies, 1 review
The Image of the Beast (Author) 172 copies, 1 review
Two Hawks From Earth 166 copies, 2 reviews
Tales of Riverworld 165 copies, 1 review
The gate of time 164 copies, 3 reviews
Father to the Stars 153 copies, 1 review
Strange Relations (omnibus) 142 copies, 2 reviews
The Alley God 120 copies, 3 reviews
Blown 111 copies, 2 reviews
The Cache 107 copies, 1 review
The Purple Book 100 copies
Escape From Loki 86 copies, 1 review
Ironcastle 77 copies
Nothing Burns in Hell 68 copies, 1 review
The Dark Heart of Time 68 copies, 1 review
World of Tiers 66 copies
Mother was a lovely beast (Editor) 54 copies
The Evil in Pemberley House 41 copies, 1 review
The Mad Goblin 39 copies, 1 review
Gods of Opar 36 copies
The Best of Philip Jose Farmer 33 copies, 1 review
They Twinkled Like Jewels 17 copies, 1 review
Rastignac the Devil 17 copies, 1 review
Welten der Zukunft 6 (Contributor) 14 copies
Exotic Worlds 14 copies, 1 review
Mother 12 copies, 1 review
Sail On! Sail On! 8 copies, 1 review
Jack the Knife: Tales of Jack the Ripper (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review
The Alley Man 7 copies, 2 reviews
Love Song 6 copies
Short Flights 4 copies
The God Business [novella] 3 copies, 1 review
Heel 2 copies
Savage Shadow 2 copies
Daughter 2 copies
Son 2 copies
The Lovers [novella] 2 copies, 1 review
Oi Erastes 1 copy
Futuro 1 copy
1973 1 copy
Fleisch 1 copy
Skinburn 1 copy
Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories (Contributor) 1,668 copies, 33 reviews
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn (Contributor) 1,016 copies, 7 reviews
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (Contributor) 877 copies, 3 reviews
The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two (1955-1970) (Contributor) 617 copies, 8 reviews
The Science Fiction Century (Contributor) 468 copies, 4 reviews
The Ultimate Dracula (Contributor) 427 copies, 1 review
Philip Jose Farmer's The Dungeon: The Black Tower (Foreword, some editions) 409 copies, 2 reviews
Before Adam (Introduction) 368 copies, 8 reviews
Semiotext(e) SF (Contributor) 236 copies
Dangerous Visions 1 (Contributor) 225 copies, 4 reviews
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here (Contributor) 213 copies, 4 reviews
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction (Contributor) 175 copies, 1 review
A Century of Science Fiction (Contributor) 169 copies, 1 review
The Hugo Winners: Volume Two, Book 2 (1968-1970) (Contributor) 169 copies, 5 reviews
The Ultimate Frankenstein (Contributor) 142 copies, 4 reviews
Great Tales of Science Fiction (Contributor) 138 copies, 2 reviews
Microcosmic Tales (Contributor) 128 copies, 3 reviews
Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space (Contributor) 128 copies, 2 reviews
Nova 2 (Contributor) 127 copies, 1 review
Treasures of Fantasy (Contributor) 120 copies
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy (Contributor) 117 copies, 1 review
The Ninth Galaxy Reader (Contributor) 114 copies, 3 reviews
Other Worlds, Other Gods (Contributor) 105 copies, 2 reviews
Continuum 1 (Contributor) 105 copies, 1 review
Nova 3 (Contributor) 103 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 (Contributor) 102 copies, 1 review
An ABC of Science Fiction (Contributor) 94 copies, 1 review
Nebula Award Stories 10 (Contributor) 90 copies
The Big Book of Adventure Stories (Vintage Original) (Contributor) 89 copies, 3 reviews
Continuum 3 (Contributor) 88 copies, 1 review
The Planets (Contributor) 86 copies, 2 reviews
Visions of Wonder (Contributor) 86 copies, 2 reviews
Sci-Fi Private Eye (Contributor) 82 copies, 1 review
Orbit 11 (Contributor) 79 copies
Continuum 2 (Contributor) 79 copies
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
Worlds of Maybe : Seven Stories of Science Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 69 copies, 1 review
The New Tomorrows (Contributor) 67 copies
The Ultimate Witch (Introduction) 67 copies
Continuum 4 (Contributor) 64 copies, 1 review
Orbit 3 (Contributor) 64 copies
Best From Orbit Volumes 1-10 (Contributor) 63 copies, 1 review
New Dimensions 1 (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
Thieves' World: First Blood (Contributor) 62 copies
The Mirror of Infinity (Contributor) 61 copies
Decade: The 1950s (Author) 60 copies
Best Science Fiction for 1973 (Contributor) 56 copies, 2 reviews
Masters of Fantasy (Contributor) 55 copies
Omega (Contributor) 54 copies, 1 review
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories (Contributor) 54 copies
The Apes of Wrath (Contributor) 50 copies, 2 reviews
Quark/2 (Contributor) 49 copies, 1 review
Assignment in Tomorrow: An Anthology (Contributor) 48 copies
Alpha 4 (Contributor) 47 copies
Strangeness (Contributor) 47 copies
Baker's Dozen: 13 Short Science Fiction Novels (Contributor) 45 copies, 3 reviews
The Mists from Beyond (Contributor) 45 copies
Alpha 3 (Contributor) 37 copies
In Dreams Awake (Author) 37 copies
SF: Authors' Choice (Contributor) 36 copies
Strange Bedfellows (Contributor) 35 copies, 1 review
The Best Of New Dimensions (Author) 35 copies
Quark/4 (Contributor) 35 copies
Alpha 9 (Contributor) 31 copies
Chrysalis 2 (Contributor) 20 copies
New Dimensions 6 (Contributor) 19 copies
Demon Kind (11-in-1) (Contributor) 15 copies
Welten der Zukunft 5 (Contributor) 10 copies
The Astonished Eye (Introduction) 10 copies
Beyond Fantasy Fiction 1954 March (Contributor) 7 copies
Kopernikus 8 (Contributor, some editions) 7 copies
Welten der Zukunft 11 (Contributor) 7 copies
Welten der Zukunft 4 (Contributor) 6 copies
Die Welt , die Dienstag war (Contributor) 5 copies
Den ¤elektriske myre og andre science fiction-fortællinger (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
Fantastic Universe October 1954 (Contributor) 2 copies
Faseskift. Science Fiction noveller (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
En anden verden (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
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Philip José Farmer has 1 media appearance.

Jul
12
Paul Farmer Examines Haiti 'After The Earthquake'
Fresh Air, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 0am

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Born in Indiana in 1918, he had to earn a very young living. He attended evening classes and obtained his BA in letters in 1950. He is now one of the great figures of American science fiction and is read all over the world. (Thanks, Google Translation)
Philip José Farmer (January 26, 1918 – February 25, 2009) was an American author known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories.

Farmer is best known for his sequences of novels, especially the World of Tiers (1965–93) and Riverworld (1971–83) series. He is noted for the pioneering use of sexual and religious themes in his work, his fascination for, and reworking of, the lore of celebrated pulp heroes, and occasional tongue-in-cheek pseudonymous works written as if by fictional characters. Farmer often mixed real and classic fictional characters and worlds and real and fake authors as epitomized by his Wold Newton family group of books. These tie all classic fictional characters together as real people and blood relatives resulting from an alien conspiracy. Such works as The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (1973) and Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life (1973) are early examples of literary mashup.

Literary critic Leslie Fiedler compared Farmer to Ray Bradbury as both being "provincial American eccentrics" who "strain at the classic limits of the [science fiction] form," but found Farmer distinctive in that he "manages to be at once naive and sophisticated in his odd blending of theology, pornography, and adventure."
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