Wednesday, 22 September 2010

TO YOUR SCATTERED BODIES GO

Granada / Panther SF paperback, 1980. Cover by Joe Petagno
(thanks: Egrove).

"WELCOME TO RIVERWORLD 
It is not like our world - or any world that can be imagined by anyone but Philip José Farmer. It is huge and mysterious. It has a central river, rimmed by mountains, with a hidden source and an unknown end. Reborn there is every last soul who ever lived on earth - from prehistoric apemen to moondwelling future civilizations. Reborn there is Sir Richard Francis Burton, translator of The Arabian Knights, explorer, brawler, scholar, womanizer - adventurer. His quest to discover the end of the river, the meaning of the world's existence - and lovely Alice Hargreaves (the real-life model for Alice In Wonderland) form a science fiction adventure that is already recognized as a classic."
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