Questions tagged [philip-jose-farmer]

An American science fiction and fantasy author known for his novels and short stories.

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Why did the Riverworld Ethicals give Richard Francis Burton some important advice that they didn't expect him to remember?

This is a question that has nagged at me since right after I first read To Your Scattered Bodies Go, the first volume of Philip José Farmer's ambitious Riverworld series. But I've never raised the ...
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Why was Riverworld so well received when it was published?

I recently finished reading the first two books of Philip Jose Farmer's Riverworld series. It sounds like the book made a major splash when it was published — it won a Hugo award, had several ...
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What did Philip José Farmer base “The Nine” on?

Philip José Farmer wrote several books (at least two) that featured a nefarious group called The Nine. Those books were A Feast Unknown and Lord of the trees/the Mad Goblin(a two in one novel). These ...
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Is there a sequel or prequel to Phillips Jose Farmers “The Unreasoning Mask”?

I have read this book some time ago and I never could find a sequel, prequel or any related titles. Does anyone know if any other books in this series exist or if there is a series at all?
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How many of Philip José Farmers books were actually banned in the United States?

After reading my first banned book, "A Feast Unknown", I am curious to know how many other P.J. Farmer books were banned in the U.S.A.?