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Farmer the citizen of Peoria and the science fiction author The theme is Farmer as a science fiction author the citizen of Peoria and the science fiction author The theme is Farmer as a science fiction author in this the fourth book in the series The Worlds of Philip Jose Farmer we Rules for a Lady have essays on PJF and stories based onis SF and material by the
Great Peorian imself The story Moth and Rust is about a third of the book s 300 or so Peorian imself The story Moth and Rust is about a third of the book s 300 or so and it was originally a novella published in Startling Stories in June 1953 It was expanded into the novel A Woman A Day in 1960 As Arthur Sipo points out in is essay the story was *Changed In Some Significant Ways In The *in some significant ways In the magazine story it s made clear that it s the seuel to The Lovers but that was not clear in the novel So I appreciate that we ave the chance to read the story in its original form And I appreciate Sipo s discussion of the story I also enjoyed the stories written by authors Martin Gately Danny Adams Paul Spiteri Edward C Lisic and Christopher Paul Carey Adams continues the story of Ishmael in The Wind Whales of Ishmael which is one of my favorite PJF s books The Whiteness of the Whale And Carey gives us a story about Detective Raspold which I also enjoyed He also clears up some discrepancies in Raspold s time line in an essay One of my favorite PJF characters is Father Carmody and Spiteri does a great job relating a story about the criminal turned priest All to be recommended for Farmer fans and if you re not why no. Ial by Farmer Volume 4 contains stories and essays by Danny Adams Terry Bibo Christopher Paul Carey Martin Gately Edward C Lisic Francois Mottier Arthur C Sippo and Paul Spiteri and features a new foreword by Robert Silverberg. .
Py thriller the main character is undercover in the society with a classic SF trope aliens whose naturally Odd Man In has an affect onuman behavoir blended in It s a seuel to Farmer s The Lovers and I definitely now want to read that novel The new fiction comes from a variety of authors authorized to play in Farmer s sandbox Both Martin Gately s Samdroo and the Grassman and Edward C Lisic s Antlers of Flesh made me want to seek out the novels to which they are connected The Green Odyssey and Flesh respectively Danny Adams The Whiteness of the Whale is a worthy follow up to Farmer s The Wind Whales of Ishmael Both Paul Spiteri and Christopher Paul Carey play in the 23rd century set story cycle featuring Father John Carmody and Detective Raspold Spiteri s tale is straightforward SF cautionary tale not every alien culture is perhaps as idyllic as they seem while Carey s is a Farmerian blend of noir and SF and a neat bit of retroactive continuity addressing some perceived errors in the timing and terminology of the extant Carmody Raspold tales Both are very fun readsIf you re even partially a Farmer fan you really can t afford to pass up the Worlds of PJF series from
"meteor ouse and "House and volume should be of especial interest to fans of is traditional science fiction workSlightly detailed thoughts on the individual short stories can be found Parking Lot Rules 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children here You don tave to be a PJF fan to enjoy this book as I am But it Carlyle Marney help. Ct of Farmer's career Volume four focuses on what is perhaps the most obvious and yet somehow also the most overlooked aspect of that careeris work as a classic science fiction authorIn addition to rare and unpublished mater.
read The Worlds of Philip Jose Farmer 4 Worlds of PJF #4Another wonderful collection curated by Meteor House publisher Michael Croteau focusing this time on the classic SF among Farmer s Shameful huge expanse of works Robert Silverberg s nostalgic foreword leads things off and makes me *wish I couldave met Mr Farmer I ve yet to ear from anyone who ad a *I could Sacred Landscapes have met Mr Farmer I ve yet toear from anyone who Angel Without Mercy (Agnes Carmichael, had a negative experience meeting the man Terry Bibo s essay is aboutow Farmer could be world famous everywhere but in Gold Rush his ownometown of Peoria Francois Mottier recounts traveling from France where Farmer is still revered than in Girl Reporter his own country to meet Phil and Bette and Art Sippo s For Where Your Treasure Is details the process by which the novella Moth and Rust became the novel A Woman A Day and conjectures about why Farmer made the rather important changes to the narrative thate did There are a trio of Farmer written non fiction pieces in the book as well an afterword to a French novel featuring Farmer as the main character a Guest of Honor speech and a letter of response to something Marion Zimmer Bradley wrote All of them are interesting perspectives on Farmer Hunted his work andis processMore than alf
"of the book "the book fiction old and new The old is the re publishing after too long out of print of Farmer s original text for Moth and Rust a very compelling story about totalitarian regimes social and individual paranoia and the faces we wear in public versus private all wrapped in a mystery about a woman s identity surrounded by a The Worlds of Philip Jose Farmer is a series of anthologies featuring stories and essays that examine and expand upon the many creations of Science Fiction Grand Master Philip Jose FarmerEach volume focuses on a different aspe.