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Flesh by Philip José Farmer

Flesh (1968)

by Philip José Farmer (Author)

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A ship captain returns to a very different earth. A quite amusing religious satire, with the odd sport joke, too.

A strange Earth religion has started, with priestesses holding the power. Other political systems do exist, including one that is very straitlaced and rejects this new, female based, sexual worship.

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  bluetyson | Nov 28, 2008 |
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McConnel, GeraldCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pepper, BobCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Space Commander Stagg and a group of astronauts explored the galaxies for 800 years. Upon their return they find the planet drastically changed--a scorched and barren landscape ruled by bizarre cults. Stagg is made the centerpiece of an incredible public ritual, one that will repeatedly take him to the heights of ecstasy and the depths of hell.… (more)

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