Wednesday, 7 March 2012

THE STONE GOD AWAKENS

Granada / Panther SF paperback, 1979 reprint. Cover painting by
Bruce Pennington.

"MILLIONS OF YEARS AFTER MAN'S EXTINCTION - ONE MAN SURVIVES... 
Ulysses Singing Bear was a scientist back in 1985. But an experiment with matter molecules backfired - and he became 'petrified'. Millions of years later he 'awakens'. But the world has changed - drastically - and he finds he is worshipped as a god by people no longer human. Hoping to find a human female with whom to start his race again, he sets out. But there is an obstacle - The Tree, Wurutana arch enemy of the Stone God's people, the mightiest tree ever known, whose branches touch the heavens and whose roots clasp hell. Ullyssses-turned-god must conquer The Tree and the weird race it shelters, move heaven and hell - no easy task, even for a god..."
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