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The Fabulous Riverboat
This is the sequel to Farmer's work To Your Scattered Bodies Go. The main character is Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain. In the Riverworld series, everyong who ever lived has been inexplicably reborn on the shores of a river which doubles back and forth over an entire planet. Food is automatically provided for them. Samuel Clemens' quest is to create a riverboat and go sailing down the river. The problem is, there really isn't that kind of technology around...
To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Riverworld 1
The 19th century British explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton wakes up, along with every other human being of normal intelligence or above who ever made it to adulthood, on the shore of a river that is estimated to be 20 million miles long. The concept is that for millions of years, planet Earth was being watched by a benign group of aliens who were able to record the life-force of every sentient being on the planet and decide to bring all "normal" adu...
Venus on the Half Shell
Simon Wagstaff is a musician seeking universal truth. After an universal deluge, he sets to explore the Universe searching for the answer to the problem of suffering and death. In so doing, accompanied by a dog, an owl and a woman companion Cworktap,he visits many planets and cultures. This is space-existentialist satire. Very funny and cynical....
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