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The only things about this book I can remember is there is male and female main characters journeying through an alternate/parallel universe. Along the way they meet various people, though the only character I can remember is named "Rupert of Murdoch" of some alternate spelling with sounds like that. Some of the names are a play on real-life people's names.

It would have been a 1990s maybe late 80s book, and I think the author was male.

I used to read this book often when I was younger but the title has slipped my mind :p

  • What language? English? – E.Z. Hart Mar 10 '13 at 22:19
  • Yes it was in English. – padmepandora Mar 11 '13 at 10:39
  • The publishing date doesn't match, but it sounds a little like the "Otherland" series by Tad Williams - I don't remember a character names "Rupert of Murdoch" but there were many similar plays upon the names of real world personalities. – David Hall Mar 11 '13 at 13:33
  • Thanks. I think I read some Tad Williams years ago but not the one I'm looking for. Now I think about it more this book would have been A Young Adult fiction so aimed more toward teenagers. – padmepandora Mar 12 '13 at 10:40
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No Rupert of Murdoch, but how about Job by Robert Heinlein. The protagonist and his female friend get switched through alternate universes as a parody of the Book of Job.

  • No, but thanks. – padmepandora Mar 11 '13 at 10:32
  • I think the cover was mostly blue and the author's surname started with the 1st third of the alphabet as I remember where the book was physically in the library. – padmepandora Mar 11 '13 at 10:46

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