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Philip José Farmer


USA (1918 - 2009)

aka Kilgore Trout, John H Watson

Philip José Farmer is known primarily for his Science Fiction, but has produced two Fantasy series World of Tiers and Riverworld, the latter an afterlife fantasy in the tradition of John Kendrick Bangs.
 
Novels
The Green OdysseyFleshA Woman a DayThe Lovers
Cache from Outer SpaceFire and the NightInside OutsideTongues of the Moon
DareThe Gate of TimeNight of LightLord Tyger
Love SongThe Stone God AwakensTime's Last GiftThe Wind Whales of Ishmael
The Other Log of Phileas FoggThe Adventure of the Peerless PeerVenus on the Half-ShellIroncastle
Jesus on MarsDark Is the SunThe Unreasoning MaskStations of the Nightmare
Greatheart SilverA Barnstormer in OzNothing Burns in HellThe Caterpillar's Question
Naked Came The FarmerThe City Beyond PlayThe Evil in Pemberley HouseThe Day of Timestop
 
Omnibus
Empire of the Nine: Mad Goblin / Lord of the TreesThe Other in the MirrorHeel & The WoundedRastignac the Devil / Despoilers of the Golden Empire
The Flying Eyes / Some Fabulous YonderGods of Opar: Tales of Lost KhokarsaPhilip Jose Farmer SF Gateway Omnibus
 
Collections
Strange RelationsThe Alley GodThe Celestial Blueprint: And Other StoriesDown in the Black Gang: And Other Stories
The Book of Philip Jose FarmerThe CacheRiverworld War: The Surpressed Fiction of Philip Jose FarmerFather to the Stars
The Purple BookThe Classic Philip Jose Farmer, 1952-1964The Classic Philip Jose Farmer, 1964-1973The Grand Adventure
Riders of the Purple WageThe Best of Philip Jose FarmerStranger RelationsPearls from Peoria
Up from the Bottomless Pit: And Other StoriesVenus on the Half-Shell and OthersThey Twinkled Like JewelsUp the Bright River
Science Fiction Gems, Volume TwoTales of the Wold Newton Universe
 
Novellas
Queen of the Deep
 
Series contributed to
To Your Scattered Bodies GoThe Fabulous RiverboatThe Dark DesignThe Magic Labyrinth
The Gods of RiverworldRiver of EternityRiverworld: And Other StoriesTo Your Scattered Bodies Go / Fabulous Riverboat
 
Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord GreystokeThe Dark Heart of Time
 
Escape from LokiDoc Savage: His apocalyptic life
 
The Dungeon 2
 
Anthologies edited
Mother Was a Lovely BeastTales of RiverworldQuest to Riverworld
 
Anthologies containing stories by Philip José Farmer
An ABC of Science FictionDangerous Visions 1The Hugo Winners 1968-1970The Best Science Fiction of the Year
Nova 3The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3Modern Science FictionNebula Award Stories 10
The Best of New DimensionsAfter the FallA Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959A Treasury of Modern Fantasy
Sci-Fi Private EyeGreat Science Fiction of the 20th CenturyQuest to RiverworldVisions of Wonder
The Science Fiction CenturyTales of The Cthulhu Mythos
 
Short stories
Fresh-man
Sail On! Sail On! (1952)
Mother (1953)
The God Business (1954)
Totem and Taboo (1954)
The Alley Man (1959)Hugo (nominee)
My Sister's Brother (1960)
     aka Open to Me, My Sister
Hugo (nominee)
The King of the Beasts (1964)
Day of the Great Shout (1965)Hugo (nominee)
A Bowl Bigger than Earth (1967)
The Felled Star (part 1) (1967)
Riders of the Purple Wage [short story] (1967)Nebula (nominee)
Hugo
The Shadow of Space (1967)
Don't Wash the Carats (1968)
The Jungle Rot Kid on the Nod (1968)
The Oogenesis of Bird City (1970)
The Sliced-Crosswise Only-On-Tuesday World (1971)
After King Kong Fell (1973)Nebula (nominee)
Sketches Among the Ruins of My Mind (1973)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (1974)
A Scarletin Study (1975)
The Making of Revelation, Part I (1980)
One Down, One to Go (1990)
Coda (1993)
Up the Bright River [short story] (1993)


Awards
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1960) : The Alley Man
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1961) : My Sister's Brother
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1966) : Day of the Great Shout
Hugo winner (1968) : Riders of the Purple Wage [short story]
Nebula nominee (1968) : Riders of the Purple Wage [short story]
Hugo Best Novel winner (1972) : To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1975) : After King Kong Fell
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (2001)


Books about Philip José Farmer
Philip Jose Farmer (1990) by Phil Stephensen-Payne
 
Philip José Farmer recommends
The Pastel City
The Pastel City (1971)
(Viriconium, book 1)
M John Harrison
"Harrison makes a tone poem of the far distant future where men and creatures which delight and terrify the imagination fight in the never-ceasing battle of good against evil."
West of Eden
West of Eden (1984)
(Eden, book 1)
Harry Harrison
"Brilliant...a hell of a gripping story."



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